James Prestini (American, 1908–1993). <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1943–1953. Birch, copper, 8 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (21.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Professor James Prestini, 81.113.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 81.113.4_mark_bw.jpg)


Artist:James Prestini

Medium: Birch, copper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1943–1953

Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (21.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 81.113.4

Image: 81.113.4_mark_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Lathe-turned, simple cylinder birch vase with copper liner. Vase has solid foot rim; lathe connection apparent inside bottom. Copper liner is slightly flaring, has one soldered seam, bottom soldered in, rolled lip. CONDITION: Vase: good, some discoloration inside; Liner: corroded and discolored inside.

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