The resulting ovoid is about three or four feet wider than what can actually be accommodated in the lot, Mr. Byrne said.
I pictured her in a pale blue shell, tumbling in the ovoid enclosure, scratching wildly for an exit, only one set of claws to break free of it.
There was a cluster of white china in the ovoid fountain, which had been turned off, illuminated in arctic blue and lavender.
Arp's painted-wood bas-relief "La Femme-amphore" (1929), in which a small figurative form, like a kernel, floats through the womb-like bowl of an amphora, speaks to Brancusi's curled-up ovoid "The Newborn (Version I)" (1920).
He pared his figurative forms—a torso, bird, kiss or head—down to essences, often in the form of ovoid, cubic or tubular masses.