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Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 578

Harry Bertoia Bronze Sculpture

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

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$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $25,000

Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Harry Bertoia (1915-1978)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent; 1970s per Certificate
Country of origin; materials: American; melt-formed bronze
Dimensions (H, W, D): 9.5"h, 3"w, 2"d
Additional Information: Work is titled "Harry Bertoia's Upright Figure," so named by his son Val. Lot is accompanied by the original Certificate of Authenticity issued by Val Bertoia/Bertoia Studios, Bally, Pennsylvania, dated 2.9.2023. Provenance: Private Collection, Palm Beach, Florida.

The consignor held an extensive collection of works by Harry Bertoia. A sampling of these is shown in the listing photos.

Spring 2023 Auction Series
- Sat. May 6: Tupperware Corporate Collection: 1970s-1990s
- Sat. May 20: Modern & Contemporary Art + Design
- Now consigning: Fall 2023 Modern & Contemporary Art + Design

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Condition

very good, patina to metal