View 1 of Lot 424. Untitled (Sonambient).
View 1 of Lot 424. Untitled (Sonambient).
424

Harry Bertoia

Untitled (Sonambient)

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 USD

Harry Bertoia

Harry Bertoia

Untitled (Sonambient)

Untitled (Sonambient)

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

47,880

USD

Harry Bertoia

Untitled (Sonambient)


circa 1971

five rows of 5 rods (25 rods total) with cattail tops

beryllium copper, bronze, brass

52 7/8 x 12 x 12 in. (134 x 30.4 x 30.4 cm)

Please note the present lot features five straight rows of five rods with cattail tops.
Estate of the artist
Private Collection, New York, circa 1980s
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Nancy N. Schiffer and Val O. Bertoia, The World of Bertoia, Atglen, PA, 2003, pp. 177-229 (for related examples and discussion on Bertoia's sounds sculptures)
Gilberto Granger, ed, Harry Bertoia: Decisi che una sedia non poteva a bastare, Milan, 2009, p. 187 (for a related example)
Celia Bertoia, The Life and Work of Harry Bertoia, Atglen, PA, 2015, pp. 130-146 (for related examples and discussion on Bertoia's sound sculptures)

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation, St. George, Utah.