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HARRY BERTOIA (1915–1978)
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HARRY BERTOIA (1915–1978)

UNTITLED (DANDELION), CIRCA 1966

Details
HARRY BERTOIA (1915–1978)
Untitled (Dandelion), circa 1966
gilt stainless steel, brass
40 in. (101.6 cm.) high, 18 in. (45.7 cm.) diameter
Provenance
David Finch, acquired directly from the artist, circa 1966
Dorothy McGuire and Lowell Williamson, Arizona, acquired from the above
Bonhams, Los Angeles, 20th Century Decorative Arts, 3 April 2013, lot 1192
Lost City Arts, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2014
Special notice

Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.

Lot Essay


David Finch, head of Manufacturing at Knoll International Canada Limited from 1957 to 1962 and friend of Harry Bertoia, sold the present lot to Lowell Williamson, husband of singer Dorothy McGuire of the McGuire Sisters, in the early sixties. The piece remained in their collection for over 40 years.

This lot is sold with a certificate of authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation, Bozeman, Montana.

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