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plate with design by Thomas Hart Benton
  • Thomas Hart Benton, designer
    1889–1975
    born: Neosho, Missouri, United States ; died: Kansas City, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
    Steuben Glass Co., manufacturer
    founded 1903
  • plate with design by Thomas Hart Benton, circa 1940
  • 27 Artists Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • flint glass, engraving
  • Object Diameter: 33.3 cm
    Object Diameter: 13 1/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0063
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Clear flint glass plate with design of vineyard engraved. Top center harvest motif of two women picking up bunch of grapes. One bends over a basket while the other is reaching out for more grape on a tree behind them. Circular motif of grape leaves surrounding them.