Hand of a Slave
This is a hand with the links of a chian at the bottom. Carved in limestone,travertine marble, with hand tools and finished with a high polish. It is 9.5 inches high by 5 inches wide by 6 inches deep.
The Hand of the Slave with two links of chain emerging from the stone at the bottom was completed in 1995 after my trip to Italy. It was sculpted with hand tools out of a small piece although it is life size of travertine marble that is actually limestone. It emerges from the stone emphasizing the toil of the slave and has a mystique of polished and rough hewed rock. The stone polishes beautifully and is very easy to work with, but cannot be placed outside due to it's porous nature.