Requires Photography

Plate

about 1950–60
Maurice Heaton (1900–1990)


Object Place: Rockland County, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm (1 1/4 x 7 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1987.757

Medium or Technique

Enameled glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Shallow square dish with rounded corners made of cloudy colorless glass with airbubbles throughout. The rim is colored brown with red spots and a slightly yellowed interior. The central image is of a geometric, abstracted seated fiddle player facing a seated tamborine player drawn onto the surface by scratching away brown powder enamel.

Markings

M.H. in center beneath figures scratched out of powder enamel.

Provenance

1987, bequeathed by Katheryn Buhler to MFA (Acquisition date: April 22, 1992).

Credit Line

Bequest of Kathryn C. Buhler