Compote

This compote was for sale on ebay.com in Sept., 2007. Photos used with permission of seller. The description was listed as: "This is a vintage....china pedestal compote.....that was made for use at one of .......The WILLIAM FOOR HOTELS....... The compote is 4 3/4" in height....is 9" in diameter.....is marked on the rim "The William Foor Hotels....and has no maker markings on the bottom....however does have the number 8503-11-11-6 possibly indicating it was made in 1906.....The piece is in good condition with no chips or cracks....is a great serving piece.... would display nicely.....and would make a nice addition to any hotel/restaurant china collection..... "

Although the seller did not include a photo of the bottom of dish, another seller who sold a like item had the following photo of the number on the bottom of the dish. Although it does not specify that this is Fraunfelter China made by Albert Pick & Co., it most likely is.