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The Guardians

Grayson Perry-The Guardians-1998

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
The Guardians
Size:
each: 90.1 x 41.9 x 41.9 cm
Medium :
Glazed earthenware and decals, in two parts
Creation Year:
1998
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1999
Exhibition History :
London, Crafts Council Gallery, Decadence? Views from the Edge of the Century, 1999 (one pot illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Wellbeck, Harley Gallery and Barnard Castle, The Bowes Museum; Pittsburgh, The Andy Warhol Museum, Grayson Perry, 2006; Charlotte, The Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Contemporary British Studio Ceramics: The Grainer Collection, 2010-2011, pp. 120 & 210 (illustrated in colour, p. 121; detail illustrated on the inside front and back covers); New Haven, The Yale Center for British Art, Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery, 2017-2018, p. 392, no. 149 (illustrated in colour, p. 393)

Christie's London

Date:
2019-10-04
Lot Number :
39
Low Estimate :
$498,879[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$748,318[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$448,991
Sold For :
$552,820*