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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Untitled
Accession Number: 
2008.4.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.6 cm, W: 12.8 cm, D: 6.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1979
Credit Line: 
Gift of Heinz K. and Elizabeth H. Wolf
Web Description: 
Littleton is best known for his furnace-worked sculptures that explore motion and color. He was also interested, however, in the optical qualities of glass, particularly its prismatic aspects that he explored in cast and cut sculptures. This example was made from a "reject" from the Danville, Virginia plant of Corning Glass Works.
Provenance: 
Wolf, Heinz, Source
2008-05-05
Wolf, Elizabeth, Source
2008-05-05
Category: 
Inscription: 
Harvey K. Littleton 1979 c
signature
Engraved On side of sculpture along bottom edge. in script
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; hot-worked, polished, etched. Roughly triangular shaped piece of glass with polished flat surfaces, and a small section on the front with etching. Cut through top of sculpture with etched interior surface.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-11-17 through 2013-01-06
West Bridge show at CMoG
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass 2012 (2011-12) illustrated, p. 2;