Melon Plates

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Object Name: 
Large Plate
Melon Plates
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.54 A
(A) H: 2.4 cm, D: 27.1 cm; (B) H: 2 cm, D: 27.3 cm; (C) H: 1.8 cm, D: 20.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with green and pink enamel; fused, slumped and enameled. (A,B) Two large and (C,D) two small plates with design of enameled stylized watermelon sections on undersides; signed and dated on underside by rim "cO 1982 EGGERT". (A) One-half of plate shows green rind with wavy lines; opposite half shows cross-section with rind, pink "meat", black seeds. (B) Three-quarters of plate depicts rind; one quarter "pie" cross-section of melon interior. (C) Entire plate depicts cut cross-section of melon interior. (D) Entire plate depicts rind only.
Eggert, Kathleen H. (b. 1950), Source
Modern and contemporary art glass (2006) illustrated, slide 49; BIB# 130418