Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

April 1520, 2023
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LOT 66

Lot 66

Val Bertoia (b. 1949)

Val Bertoia (b. 1949)
Lot 66 Details
Val Bertoia (b. 1949), American

#B 2308 (93 RODS OF SOUND), 2020

sound sculpture constructed of 93 beryllium-copper rods silvered to brass
titled "B 2308" on the plinth of the base; contained in the original box
22 x 6 x 5 in — 55.9 x 15.2 x 12.7 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $3,300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Val Bertoia (b. 1949)
  • Val Bertoia (b. 1949)

Private Collection, Pennsylvania, USA


A certificate of authenticity from the Val Bertoia Studio will be delivered to the buyer.


Good overall condition.

LOT 66

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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