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  • Condition Report

  • Description

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, likely acquired from the Knoll showroom, Washington, D.C., circa 1973
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Nancy N. Schiffer and Val O. Bertoia, The World of Bertoia, Atglen, 2003, pp. 10, 180, 182, 199-200, 2003 for similar examples
    Celia Bertoia, The Life and Work of Harry Bertoia: The Man, the Artist, the Visionary, Atglen, 2015, pp. 135-43, 145 for similar examples
    Beverly H. Twitchell, Bertoia: The Metalworker, London, 2019, p. 241 for a similar example

Property from a Private Collection, Virginia


"Sonambient" sounding sculpture

circa 1973
Beryllium copper, bronze.
40 1/8 x 8 x 8 in. (101.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation and an artist-signed copy of the 1972 exhibition catalogue Knoll au Louvre.

$25,000 - 35,000 

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New York Auction 7 December 2021