Modern Design /16 March 2003


Angelo Testa

USA, c. 1978
acrylic over balsa wood
11½ h × 28½ w × 5¾ d in (29 × 72 × 15 cm)

Sculpture maquette for the Peerless Confection Company commission in Chicago. This initial design would have hung over the street, so Testa developed four more designs for the project. Scaled 1/2 inch equals one foot, this is the original design conceived and built by Testa.

provenance: Collection Of The Artist; Daniel Czubak, Chicago

estimate: $4,000–5,000

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