Inverted Tube/Cut Line

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Inverted Tube/Cut Line
Accession Number: 
82.4.76
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 33.3 cm, L: 41.2 cm; W: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1977
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harvey K. and Bess Littleton
Web Description: 
This sculpture was blown at the Pilgrim glassworks in West Virginia, which is best known for its production of mid-20th century Depression glass. Occasionally, studio artists worked within industry, but this kind of collaboration was rare.
Provenance: 
Littleton, Harvey K. (American, 1922-2013), Source
1978-09-11
to
1982-12-30
Littleton, Bess, Source
1978-09-11
to
1982-12-30
Category: 
Inscription: 
Harvey K. Littleton 1977 / ©
signature
end of base Signed on end of base: "Harvey K. Littleton 1977 / ©".
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Inverted Tube/Cut Line." Colorless, opaque white and red glass; blown, cut and polished with plexi base.
From the Fire: Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Cameron Art Museum 2017-03-11 through 2017-08-27
The exhibition, organized by the Cameron Art Museum and curated by Holly Tripman Fitzgerald (Chief Curator), will include loans from private collections; the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; as well as loans from the permanent collection of the Cameron Art Museum. Opening during the 55th anniversary of the studio glass movement, From the Fire: Contemporary Glass will explore the influence of North Carolina resident Harvey Littleton and the current innovative processes and artists in contemporary glass. The exhibition will include work by Littleton, in addition to other artists, and will be held in the Cameron Art Museum, Brown Wing.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-11-17 through 2013-01-06
West Bridge show at CMoG
 
Contrasts: A Glass Primer
Venue(s)
Museum of Glass 2006-11-10 through 2009-10-11
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1979 through 1979
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Renwick Gallery
Toledo Museum of Art
 
Harvey K. Littleton: A Life in Glass (2011) illustrated, p. 120; BIB# 127267
Contrasts: A Glass Primer (2007) illustrated, p. 50; BIB# 100121
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 172, #287; BIB# 58995
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) illustrated, p. 137, #126; BIB# 20603