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Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031)

Ai Weiwei-Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031)-2007

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
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 :
Sculpture
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
Low Estimate :
$14,230[+140%]*
High Estimate :
$21,350[+60%]*
Hammer Price :
$34,160
Sold For :
$42,700*