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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Untitled
Accession Number: 
2006.4.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, W: 23 cm, D: 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1975
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
This early work is one of Shaffer’s first attempts at fusing and slumping industrial sheet glass. In the 1970s, she developed a unique technique, adapted from the auto industry, which she calls “mid-air slumping.” It allows her to use gravity to soften plate glass into a form that she often combines with metal tools. Her sculptures range in scale from small objects to room-size installations and public works.
Provenance: 
Habatat Galleries Inc., Former Collection
2001
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Industrial sheet glass, fused, slumped.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, pp. 282-283, pl. 186; BIB# 109983