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Fairytale - 1001 Chairs

Ai Weiwei-Fairytale - 1001 Chairs-2007

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Fairytale - 1001 Chairs
Size:
(i) 102.5 x 58 x 45.5; (ii) 111 x 59.3 x 46 cm
Medium :
each: Qing Dynasty wooden chair
Creation Year:
2007
Marks
(i) Titled 'Fairytale' in Chinese (on the underside); numbered '057' (on a label affixed to the underside); (ii) Titled 'Fairytale' in Chinese (on the underside); numbered '078' (on a label affixed to the underside)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Kassel, Documenta 12, Fairytale, 2007, p. 356 (installation view illustrated in colour, p. 209); Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Ai Weiwei: In The Chapel, 2014 (another example exhibited, installation views illustrated in colour, pp. 33-41)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-10-05
Lot Number :
358
Low Estimate :
$13,191[+10%]*
High Estimate :
$19,787[-27%]*
Hammer Price :
$14,510
Sold For :
$18,138*