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    Harvey K. Littleton (American, 1922-2013)
    Polyhedron XI, 1979
    Cut optical crystal, with gray glass plinth
    8-1/8 inches high (20.6 cm) (without plinth)
    Signed and dated along side: 1979/ Harvey K. Littleton


    Heller Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above in 1980

    Lisa Hammel is a writer and editor whose work, appearing throughout the 1970s and 80s in Antiques World and the New York Times helped expand the public awareness of the evolutions taking place in the world of design and craft which she followed closely. These cut optical forms utilized fine crystal manufactured by the Corning Glass Scientific Division, which Littleton used in his North Carolina studio. They were developmental works for a large scale commission he was creating for the Corning Museum.

    More information about Harvey K. Littleton, also known as Littleton, Harvey K., Harvey K. Littleton.

    Condition Report*: In good condition and presents well.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    24th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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