Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
8 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (21.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed in bottom of vase: "PRESTINI"
Gift of Professor James Prestini
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.
James Prestini (American, 1908-1993). Vase, 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)
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