Requires Photography

Centerpiece

about 1956
Maurice Heaton (1900–1990)


Object Place: Rockland County, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm (6 x 14 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

1992.166a-h

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Eight piece set: One large shallow circular dish made of colorless and slightly cloudy glass with many airbubbles and white powder enamel-paibted concentric circles at the center. One aluminum circular stand with aluminum mesh wire grill on the bottom. Two arrow-shaped pieces of glass bent vertically at 90 degrees. Colorless cloudy glass with air bubbles. Four feather-shaped glass pieces, arched and powder-enamel painted to look liek abstracted feathers. Glass elements fir into the aluminum stand to form a floral-shaped central unit that sits at the center of the plate.

Inscription

M.H. scraped into powder enamel at center of plate.

Provenance

1956 or after, purchased from Society of Arts and Crafts by Margaret MacDonald Sartoris, Boston Massachusetts; date unknown, given to Anne and Mary Keenan, neices of Sartoris; 1992, given to the MFA by Anne and Mary Keenan, Boston, Massachusetts (Accession date: April 22, 1992).

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Margaret McDonald Sartoris by her nieces