Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern Art & Design

Sat, Nov 24, 2018 12:00PM EST
Lot 138a

Large Harry Bertoia WILLOW Sculpture

Estimate: $50,000 - $80,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$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
The WILLOW form is one of Harry Bertoia's most desirable forms, inspired by the willow trees on his property in Pennsylvania. Lot is accompanied by a copy of the letter of authentication issued by Bertoia Studio, Bally, Pennsylvania, dated 9.3.2011. Provenance: Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (per Freeman's listing) | Private Collection, Pennsylvania (per Freeman's listing) | Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11.04.2007 auction, lot 114 | DeLorenzo50, New York, New York. Reference: Knoll Fine Furniture, Steven Rouland & Linda Rouland, pg. 74.
Designer & Manufacturer: Harry Bertoia (1915-1978)
Markings: marking(s)
Country of Origin & Materials: American; stainless steel
Dimensions(H,W,D): 68"h, 39"dia; base" 12"w, 12"l very good, patina to metal