3521 N. Verdugo Road, Suite A Glendale, CA 91208 , United States Call Seller 310.592.0464


Large Bertoia Studios 32-Rod 'Sounding Chess / B-2466' Copper & Brass Sculpture

$ 40,000
  • Description
    Large Bertoia Studios 32-Rod 'Sounding Chess / B-2466' copper & brass sculpture. A lyrical and musical sound sculpture with certificate of authenticity signed by Val, the artist and son of the original designer, Harry Bertoia. Hand made at the original Bertoia Studios in Pennsylvania and comprised of 32 copper "cat tail" tops silvered to beryllium-copper rods silvered to a brass base plate in the manner of a chessboard. This “Sonambient” groupings of rods strike together and chime when touched by hand or by the wind.

    "B-2466" stamped in the brass base by the artist. Retains its original custom fabricated wood box. Purchased directly from the artist.

    Price per item.

    Born in 1949, Val Bertoia worked for decades alongside his legendary father Harry. Val was so inspired by Harry’s inventive sounding sculptures that he kept the Studio going for 4 decades. Numbering each artwork that was made in the Studio, since 6th of November 1978.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Certificate of Authenticity
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Brass, Copper, Silver
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Styles / Movements: Modernism
    Dealer Reference #: V3073
    Incollect Reference #: 529425
  • Dimensions
    W. 12 in; H. 47 in; D. 11 in;
    W. 30.48 cm; H. 119.38 cm; D. 27.94 cm;
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Two Enlighten specializes in mid-century vintage + modern lighting, furniture, and décor. We ship worldwide and have a showroom open by appointment only in Glendale, California. Let us know if you're looking for anything or want to drop by and see something. Contact us: 310.592.0464

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