Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031)
Artist: Ai Weiwei
Artwork: Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031)
Size: (i) 117.5 x 59 x 46 (ii) 102 x 57 x 45.7 cm
Medium: Each: Qing dynasty wooden chair
Creation year: 2007
Marks: Each: signed in Chinese 'Fairytale' (on the underside)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Set of 2
Provenance: Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne; Private Collection, London
Exhibition history: Kassel, Documenta 12, Fairytale, 2007.Paris, Galerie Torri, A Few Things That I Know From Them, Braco Dimitrijevic, Hamish Fulton, Ai Weiwei, Zhao Zhao, 2013 (another example exhibited).Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Ai Weiwei In The Chapel, 2014.Post-Lot TextThe pair of chairs is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist

Christie's London

Date: 2016-04-14
Lot Number: 131