Lot 234: Harry Bertoia, Large Sonambient Sculpture
December 4, 2016
Woodbury, CT, USALive Auction
Description: Harry Bertoia (American, 1915-1978) large untitled "Sonambient" sound sculpture, beryllium copper and brass, comprised of two square groups of twenty-five rods and a central string of four "cattail" rods, mounted on a rectangular base. 42 1/2" high, 19 1/8" wide, 5 3/16" deep. Condition: oxidation, metal staining, good patina to metal, some slight bending to some rods (see photos). Provenance: New York estate collection, complete provenance information will be provided to purchaser.