Red/Amber Sliced Descending Form

Title: 
Red/Amber Sliced Descending Form

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Red/Amber Sliced Descending Form
Accession Number: 
2007.4.168
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.2 cm, W: 44 cm, D: 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Littleton, a pioneer in the use of glass as a material for sculpture, was a ceramist before he turned his attention to glassblowing. He was the first professor to set up a glass program (at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1963), and he championed the introduction of glass in art school and university curricula.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Susan McLeod Gallery, Former Collection
1984
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
c. Harvey K. Littleton 6-1984
signature
2007.4.168 a
c. Harvey K. Littleton 6-1981
signature
Engraved near bottom edge of 2007.4.168 b
Primary Description: 
Hot-worked and cased glass, cut, assembled.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-11-17 through 2013-01-06
West Bridge show at CMoG
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
 
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Corning Museum of Glass 60 Years (2011) illustrated, p. 13. lower center; BIB# 138760
Harvey K. Littleton: A Life in Glass (2011) illustrated, p. 137; BIB# 127267
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009-09) illustrated, p. 11;
Corning Museum of Glass (2009-01) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 109342
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, pp. 189-190, pl. 106; BIB# 109983
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass (2008-12) illustrated, November;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2007 (2008) illustrated, cover; p. 1; BIB# AI90242
New Glass Review, 29 (2008) illustrated, p. 103;
Museum lands $9.5M in glass (2006-02-16) illustrated, p. 1A;
CMoG gets largest gift ever (2006-02-16) illustrated, p. 12a;
Contemporary Glass: A Private Collection (1988) pp. 8-9; BIB# 33000