Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, Diam: 20.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1960-1963
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; translucent brown, pale yellow and opaque white enamels; cut, ground, stacked, kiln-formed--slumped (sheet steel mold), reverse enameled-powdered enamels sifted and manipulated, fired. Low dish with flared walls comprised of a circle of colorless sheet glass backed with three fused "blades" of tapered sheet glass radiating from the center (pointed narrow ends interlock at center of dish), the thickness of the blades pushes in from the back creating a raised tri-part ridge pattern on the interior of the dish; overall exterior of circular sheet has been decorated with granular enamel coloration of brown (fading to perimeter) and yellow (concentrated toward center in between the blades and pushed through to create diagonal rows of colorless dots with brown interiors-possibly enclosing a very small airtrap), exterior of blades are covered with white powder drawn through in a line undulating down the center of each blade; flattened narrow circular base; scratched on back between blades near center: "M.H./L-356".
Heaton, Maurice (American, b. Switzerland, 1900-1990), Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06