Africa

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Object Name: 
Plate
Title: 
Africa
Accession Number: 
51.4.533
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 37.25 cm, Depth: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1948
Primary Description: 
Plate, "Africa". Colorless glass; decoration, applied elephant, buffalo and hippo; small deer and conventional men and birds; applied dark brown enamel with red spotting fired at high temperature to body and shading to darker brown border; signed "M. H." (Maurice Heaton).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heaton, Maurice (American, born Switzerland, 1900-1990), Source
1951-02-19
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
MH
signature
body
American Glass Art of the 1950's: A Forgotten Era
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1987-01-20 through 1987-05-01
Twentieth Century Glass
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1950-04-20 through 1950-09-15