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  • Provenance

    Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Germany, Aue-Pavilion, Documenta 12, Fairytale, 16 June - 23 September 2007

  • Literature

    Ai Wei Wei, Under Construction, exh. cat., Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, 2008, pp. 125-126 (illustrated)
    Karen Smith, Hans Obrist and Bernard Fibircher, eds., Ai Wei Wei, London, 2009, pp. 38, 39, 41, 158 (illustrated, pp. 39, 41)

Ж158

Four works: i) Fairytale 1001 Chair; ii) Fairytale 1001 Chair; iii) Fairytale 1001 Chair; vi) Fairytale 1001 Chair

each titled 'Fairytale [in Chinese]' on the underside
Qing Dynasty wooden chairs
i) 121.2 x 55.5 x 47.6 cm (47 3/4 x 21 7/8 x 18 3/4 in.)
ii) 106.6 x 57.3 x 40.8 cm (41 7/8 x 22 1/2 x 16 1/8 in.)
iii) 110.5 x 57.4 x 42.8 cm (43 1/2 x 22 5/8 x 16 7/8 in.)
iv) 101.1 x 48.5 x 35 cm (39 3/4 x 19 1/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Executed in 2007, these works are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for £12,500

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London Auction 15 July 2020