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Object Name: 
Plate
Accession Number: 
63.4.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, Diam: 16.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1960-1963
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; translucent brown and opaque white enamels; cut, ground, stacked, kiln-formed--slumped (sheet steel mold), reverse enameled-powdered enamels sifted and manipulated, fired. Low circular dish with flared walls comprised of two fused layers of colorless sheet glass; overall exterior has been decorated with granular enamel coloration of brown (fading to perimeter) and white (concentrated in the center), at center of the dish a pattern of squared "L" or "C" shapes have been pushed through the enamel to reveal the colorless glass detailed with partial brown outlining, from one to three small airtraps are contained within each letter creating scattered low bumps on the interior of the dish, the letters are largest toward the center of the bowl and are surrounded by small examples starting to extend up the walls; flattened circular base; white paper label on center base with faded, partially illegible writing: 'L-4/HEATON/NFS/15.00"; scratched just above label: "M.H. (more lines are probably hidden under the label).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heaton, Maurice ((1900-1990)), Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06