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Lot 278
HARRY BERTOIA | UNTITLED (POD)
HARRY BERTOIA | UNTITLED (POD)
HARRY BERTOIA | UNTITLED (POD)
HARRY BERTOIA | UNTITLED (POD)
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Property from a Prominent East Coast Collection

HARRY BERTOIA | UNTITLED (POD)

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from a Prominent East Coast Collection

HARRY BERTOIA | UNTITLED (POD)

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Sold:16,250USD
(13 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Prominent East Coast Collection

HARRY BERTOIA

UNTITLED (POD)


circa 1967

stainless steel

75¾ in. (192.4 cm) high

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition. The sculpture presents with signs of faint discoloration, especially concentrated on the top and bottom where the wires meet, consistent with the aging process of the material. The steel base with very faint surface scratches and rubbing, consistent with age and handling. Overall, the sculpture presents an elegant and sleek design from Harry Bertoia.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.  

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE INCLUDED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Literature

Nancy N. Schiffer and Val O. Bertoia, The World of Bertoia, Atglen, PA, 2003, p. 165

Harry Bertoia, Decisi Che Una Sedia Non Poteva Bastare, exh. cat., Museo Civico d'Arte, Prodenone, 2009, p. 173 (for a related example)

Catalogue Note

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation, Bozeman, Montana.

Design
Online bidding closed31 Mar 2020 | 08:04 PM GMT