Heart-shaped dish

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Object Name: 
Heart-shaped dish
Accession Number: 
55.4.303
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm, W: 37 cm, D: 23.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1954
Primary Description: 
Heart-shaped Dish. Colorless non-lead glass, translucent dark green and pale yellow enamels; cut, ground, kiln-formed--slumped (sheet steel mold), reverse enameled--powdered enamels sifted and manipulated, fired. Low, elongated asymmetrical (one curved half of heart extends further than the other) heart-shaped dish with overall exterior green over yellow linear granular decoration; sides angling up from heart-shaped base; wide rays of green extending from base to exterior edge interspersed with narrow rows of pale yellow; flat heart-shaped base is yellow with center area of green fading into yellow; scribed through the enamel before firing at wide end of base, reading from front: "M.H.".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heaton, Maurice ((1900-1990)), Source
1955-08-25
Material: 
Inscription: 
M. H.
signature
Scribed through enamel before firing wide end of base