Hand Form

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Hand Form
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.4.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm, W: 12.6 cm, L: 22 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1974
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jean and Martin Mensch
Primary Description: 
Opaque white opal non-lead glass; blown, hot-worked, ground. Hollow stylized human hand, cut off and ground at the circular wrist opening; hand positioned palm up; elongated twisted and curved fingers, two of which cradle an applied ribbed shape in the palm, outstretched thumb; inscribed in script near opening: "Joel Philip Myers/1974".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mensch, Martin, Source
1991-09-04
Mensch, Jean, Source
1991-09-04
Inscription: 
Joel Phillip Myers 1974
signature
Etched top surface of left side in script
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
Contemporary Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture and Glass (BLAIR 6904) (1989-10-04) illustrated, lot 248;