Object Timeline

1939

  • Work on this object began.

1942

  • Work on this object ended.

1977

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Hand Sculpture No. A Sculpture, 1939–42

This is a sculpture. It was made by James Prestini. It is dated 1939–42 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is black walnut, macassar ebony. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by James Prestini. It is credited Gift of James Prestini.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7 x 19.4 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 7 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand Sculpture No. A Sculpture, 1939–42; Made by James Prestini (American, 1908 - 1993); black walnut, macassar ebony; H x W x D: 7 x 19.4 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 7 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.); Gift of James Prestini; 1977-35-2

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