Teardrop-Shaped dish

Object Name: 
Teardrop-Shaped dish

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Object Name: 
Teardrop-Shaped dish
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, W: 41.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1954
Primary Description: 
Teardrop-Shaped Dish. Colorless non-lead glass, translucent white, orange, and yellow enamels; cut, ground, kiln-formed--slumped (sheet steel mold), reverse enameled--powdered enamels sifted and manipulated, fired. Low, elongated teardrop-shaped dish with sides angling up from teardrop-shaped base; overall exterior of dish has been decorated with white granular coloration; rays of white extending from base to exterior edge, narrow lines of colorless showing in between, flat base has concentric colored droplet-shaped rings of yellow (at center) fading into white fading into orange, the orange fades into the white radiating lines; scribed through the enamel before firing at wide end of base, reading from front: "M.H."; also on base in orange (ink?): "CG/3" or possibly "6613".
Heaton, Maurice (American, b. Switzerland, 1900-1990), Source
CG/3 or possibly 6613
M. H.
wide end of base
American Glass Art of the 1950's: A Forgotten Era
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1987-01-20 through 1987-05-01