Lot 118 of 168:
Drawing of geodesic grid by R. Buckminster Fuller  

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Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Original ink (or color pencil?) drawing of a geodesic polyhedron, basis for his most famous creation, the geodesic dome - inscribed and signed by Buckminster Fuller

Author:
Fuller, R. Buckminster

Place:
Vienna

Publisher:

Date:
September 7, 1980

Description:

On sheet of paper approx. 26x21 cm (10¼x8¼"), matted & framed  under glass, overall 38x32.5 cm (15x10½").

Original color drawing of a geodesic polyhedron by architect and futurist Buckminster Fuller, the rigid geometric spheroid that formed the basis for the geodesic dome, perhaps not invented but certainly popularized by Fuller beginning in the 1940's. The inscription reads: "To: Ruth Skarius, A four-frequency geodesic grid. Vienna, Sept. 7, 1980. Buckminster Fuller."


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Condition:
Old folds, very good.


 
Item number:
308450
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