|Optic Flute, Imperial|
|A seldom seen pattern--only a few have sold at live auction in the last 15 years. They include these three examples. Upper left: A stemmed spittoon-shaped compote in marigold that brought $165 in 2003 (photo courtesy of Mickey Reichel). Upper right: A spittoon shaped vase in marigold that sold for $30 in 2010 (photo courtesy of Wroda Auctions). Directly above: A purple 7-inch bowl that brought $65 in 2010. Note that this variant bowl does not have the usual fluted sides (photo courtesy of Seeck Auctions).
In 2013, a stemmed spittoon-shaped compote in marigold sold for $60 and a 7-inch bowl in purple brought $40.
In 2014, marigold compotes brought $5 and $30, while a spitton shaped compote in marigold sold for $75. A purple ruffled compote brought $45.
In 2017, a 7 1/8-inch bowl in purple sold for $20.
In 2018, a red spittoon shaped compote sold for $120.
In 2020, an example like that top left but spread out, sold for $10.