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Chess Set

Man Ray-Chess Set-1966

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Chess Set
Size:
57.1 x 99 cm
Edition Size :
50
Medium :
Comprising thirty-two patinated dark brown and brass chess pieces presented on enamel and gilt-metal inlay chess board, mounted on a painted wood table top board with storage drawers for chess pieces
Creation Year:
1966
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Executed between 1962 and 1966

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2018-11-13
Lot Number :
343
Low Estimate :
$20,000[+140%]*
High Estimate :
$30,000[+60%]*
Hammer Price :
$48,000
Sold For :
$60,000*
Notes :
Inscribed Man Ray and numbered 9/50 (on the white king); inlaid with the artist's poem in French in his facsimile handwriting (on the chess board perimeter)