Harry Bertoia Consignment
Sotheby's 20th Century Design auctions often include sculpture and furniture made by Harry Bertoia. Sonambient, Bush, and Willow sculptures as well as jewelry and chairs by Bertoia are featured throughout our design auctions in London, Paris and New York, as well as online.
If you have a Bertoia sculpture you are interested in selling, Sotheby's is your best partner to auction your Bertoia piece. We have been entrusted with some of the top collections and most expensive works by Harry Bertoia over the years, including the market-defining sale Bertoia- Featuring Masterworks from the Kaare Berntsen Collection. In May 2018, Bertoia's sculpture Untitled (Monumental Bush) realized $519,000 at auction.
As your most dependable resource for Harry Bertoia evaluations and consignment, Sotheby’s consistently outpaces market competitors, often commanding hammer prices much higher than our estimates. To get started with a free auction estimate, simply submit photographs and information about your Harry Bertoia designed furniture through our easy-to-use online estimate form. Our specialists will review your submission and issue preliminary estimates for items that can be included in any of our sales.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the best time to sell Harry Bertoia sculptures?Sotheby’s 20th Century Design department offers decorative arts and design from the Arts and Crafts movement through Art Nouveau and Art Deco, to works from the post-war years and on through contemporary design. Throughout the year, auctions featuring Bertoia sculpture or furniture are held in New York, Paris and London as well as online. With international collectors continually engaged with Sotheby's auctions, it is always a good time to sell Bertoia works with Sotheby's. Once you submit a Bertoia sculpture for review, our specialists will suggest the optimal location and timing for its successful sale.
- How can I ship my Bertoia sculpture to Sotheby's for sale?Once our specialists have provided you with an auction estimate and a sale recommendation, they will be able to provide shipping quotes and logistical support. Sotheby’s works with the top white-glove shipping companies across the globe who will be able to safely package and transport even the most complex Bertoia sculptures.
- Can a specialist come evaluate my Bertoia sculpture in person?Our specialists are located in Paris, London and New York, and are able to visit in-person any pieces located in those cities. Our specialists also travel frequently and any information about upcoming visits will be made available on this page. If you would like to contact a specialist directly about a potential visit, you can contact the 20th-century design team nearest you.
NEW YORK: + 1 212 710 1364
LONDON: +44 (0)20 3936 5377
PARIS: +33 1 85 16 81 38
- How much is my Harry Bertoia sculpture worth?Bertoia sculptures range in value depending on a variety of factors including condition, provenance, rarity and quality. Certain sculpture series such as the sonambient, willow, bush, tree, spray, spill casting, and welded form are often featured in our auctions and find eager buyers.