05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Pol Bury (Belgian, 1922-2005) 15 billes d'acier sur un cube

$15,795$13,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Pol Bury (Belgian, 1922-2005)

15 billes d'acier sur un cube
Titled, numbered, and signed "...2/8 Pol Bury" engraved beneath the cube.
Graduated stainless steel balls, chromed steel cube, electric motor, magnets, cube size 11 13/16 x 11 13/16 x 11 13/16 in. (30.0 x 30.0 x 30.0 cm), ball sizes from 2 1/4 to 1 in. (5.7 to 2.5 cm) diameter, set upon a laminated chipboard plinth.
Condition: Missing one ball, minor surface abrasions.

Provenance: Purchased from the Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 4, 1970, invoice no. 2202.

N.B. A copy of the original invoice accompanies the lot.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Fully operational motor with an on/off switch on cord.

Keywords

Bury, stainless steel balls, steel cube, Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania