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Chess Set 

Man Ray-Chess Set -1945

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Chess Set 
Size:
The King: 9; Pawn: 4.5 cm
Edition Size :
10 (one of three such editions of 10 made in the mid-1940s)
Medium :
A wooden chess set comprising thirty-two pieces accompanied by a chessboard 
Creation Year:
1945
Category :
Sculpture

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2016-11-11
Lot Number :
141
Low Estimate :
$24,390[+325%]*
High Estimate :
$36,580[+183%]*
Hammer Price :
$103,636
Sold For :
$129,545*
Notes :
Signed 'Man Ray', dated '1945' and inscribed 'The KING Series II Set No. 5 ' (on the white king), this work is accompanied by a commercially available wooden chess board