Harry Bertoia - Design New York Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist, 1973-1977

  • Catalogue Essay

    Harry Bertoia gifted the present Sonambient sculpture on one of David Moss’s last visits to the studio in the late 1970s. Featuring rows of thicker rods in ascending heights, it has a more unusual “spooky” tone with micro-tonal pitches creating a dissonant effect.

Property from the Collection of David Moss


"Sonambient" sounding sculpture

Beryllium copper, bronze.
15 x 12 x 12 in. (38.1 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation and a mallet made by the artist.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $10,710

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New York Auction 7 June 2022