This carefully balanced piece may have been used to predict the will of the gods or the future by observing its movements when suspended.
[Gallery label text, 2004]
Mark Dent-Brocklehurst (ca. 1932 -1972), Gloucestershire, England; his sale, Sotheby's, London, May 4, 1970, lot 59; purchased at that sale by Mr. and Mrs. Bernard N. Schilling, Rochester, NY; their gift to the Gallery in 1982
This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Title: A Spirited Contributor.
Article Scope: Article and reproduction.
Rochester, NY: Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
Issue Date: January-February 1997.
Page Number: 13
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