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

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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. 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.
  • Creator:
    Val Bertoia (Maker)
  • Similar to:
    Harry Bertoia (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 47 in (119.38 cm)Width: 12 in (30.48 cm)Depth: 11 in (27.94 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    2021
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Glendale, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: V30731stDibs: LU1447227525442

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