A SHELL & TASSEL OPEN PRESSED GLASS COMPOTE BY GEORGE DUNCAN & S0NS.
A Shell & Tassel (a.k.a. Shell & Spike) open PG compote made by the George Duncan & Sons factory & patented on July 26th, 1881. Shards in this pattern have been found at the Burlington Glass Works in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Excellent condition. No breaks or chips. Height in inches is approx. 6 1/2" with the width across the top at it's widest part 6 3/4". Circa 1880’s.