Large Harry Bertoia Bush Sculpture, 1973

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Large Harry Bertoia bush form with rare red vertical "blossom" in centre.

Very dense branches, thick stem and an undulating surface,

USA, 1973

Patinated bronze branches with buds welded to copper stem set on round base.

Sold with "Certificate of Authenticity" from the Harry Bertoia Foundation and copy of original sketch.

Harry once remarked to a young Celia that he was "almost sad to see a flower at its peak, knowing it will fade in a few days." By creating a flower yet to fully blossom, he created a symbol of hope, youth and vibrancy which will last forever.

Details
Creator
Harry Bertoia (Artist)
In the Style Of
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1973
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Welded   Bronze
Welded   Copper
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
23.5 in. H x 20.25 in. W x 21.5 in. D
60 cm H x 51 cm W x 55 cm D
Dealer Location
Houston, TX
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU85068188563
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