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Maker: Harvey K. Littleton, American, 1922–2013

Exploded Green Vase

1965

Blown soda-lime glass

11 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 4 1/4 in. (28.575 × 15.875 × 10.795 cm)
Janet and Simeon Braguin Fund
2009.22.1
Geography: 
Made in Verona, Wisconsin
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Collection of the artist, 1965–2009; [offered through Maurine Littleton Gallery (artist's daughter), Washington, D.C., 2009]; by purchase to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. 2009

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 128, ill.

Corning Museum of Glass, “Recent Important Acquisitions,” New Glass Review 31 (2010): 110, ill.

Diane C. Wright, “New Glass at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2011): 26, 28, fig. 1.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 258–59, 272, no. 134.

John Stuart Gordon, “American Glass: The Collections at Yale,” Antiques and the Arts Weekly (November 2, 2018): 30–31, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.