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Decorative Arts

DATES ca. 1965
DIMENSIONS height: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); diameter: 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On front in central medallion, handpainted in black: "- M. H - "
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Janice Gottesman in honor of Joan Nissman and Morton Abromson
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CAPTION Maurice Heaton (American, born Switzerland 1900-1990). Plate, ca. 1965. Glass, height: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); diameter: 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Janice Gottesman in honor of Joan Nissman and Morton Abromson, 2009.50. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.2009.50.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, colorless polished glass plate with upturned rim.Central medallion on front depicts two seated figures, female and male, playing lutes outlined in black with yellow and dark blue highlights.Radiating over-all spiral pattern alternating dark blue and white applied on underside around central medallion.Underside unpolished, without foot.
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