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5856 N Broadway Chicago, IL 60660 , United States Call Seller 773.654.1562


Set of 3 Bronze Bells / Wind Chimes by Paolo Soleri for Arcosanti

$ 1,500
  • Description
    A set of 3 bronze bells / wind chimes designed by architect, Paolo Soleri for Arcosanti , circa 1970s. These gorgeous cast solid bronze Soleri bell features a beautiful patina, abstract design on the bells and unique bronze elements. Completely original parts. Branded with the Arcosanti cypher. Each makes a lovely tone. These iconic and wind chime designed by architect, Italian designer Paolo Soleri for Arcosanti (the city he designed and built in Arizona in 1970).

    Left: Overall length of bell is 34". Bell measures 5.5" H x 3.5" DIA.
    Center: Length of bell elements 22". Overall 43.5" with thin chain. Bell measures 5" H x 4" DIA.
    Right: Overall length of bell is 37". Bell measures 6" H x 5" DIA.

    Paolo Soleri (1919-2013), the founder of Cosanti and Arcosanti, was an important artist, architecture, philosopher and urban planner. The Italian architect studied with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West in Arizona, and at Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin. He would make his home and studio, Cosanti, near Taliesin West.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Cast Bronze, Patina
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Very good vintage condition. Bronze cast elements with verdigris patina throughout from natural age and environmental weathering. Additional photos upon request.
    Creation Date: Circa 1970s
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Brutalist
    Patterns: Abstract, Geometric, Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 628092
  • Dimensions
    H. 43.5 in; Diam. 5 in;
    H. 110.49 cm; Diam. 12.7 cm;
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