Lot 217
Harvey K. Littleton (WI/NC, 1922-2013), Double Sliced Descending Form
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1990, four pieces of blown, shaped case glass with blue/coral/pink interior spiral decoration, cut and polished ends open the piece to reveal the multi-layers of glass work, each mounted to a white acrylic base atop an ebonized wood plinth, each signed and numbered 7-1990-2.

Largest glass sculpture 14.75 x 14 x 4 in., DOA 50 x 32 x 32 in.

A Private Collection of American Contemporary Art

Often cited as the founder of the studio glass movement, two works by Harvey Littleton were the first examples of modern glasswork acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. After a long and successful tenure on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Littleton settled in Spruce Pine, NC.

Good estate condition; glass is adhered to later white acrylic base.

$15,000 - 25,000