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  • Provenance

    Made by Man Ray on request and acquired directly from the artist
    Galleria il Fauno, Turin
    Private Collection
    Phillips Editions London, February 27, 2013, lot 3

18

Chess Set

1971
Chess set comprised of 32 pieces in precious metal, contained in the original gray felted box with brass fastening and blue baize lining.
smallest piece: 1 x 3/4 x 3/4 in. (2.5 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm)
largest piece: 1 1/2 x 1 x 1 in. (3.8 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)
case: 8 1/8 x 12 x 1 3/4 in. (20.6 x 30.5 x 4.5 cm)

Signed and numbered 3/4 on a plaque on underside of the lid, all individual pieces marked '925' and '859MI' on the underside.

Estimate
$18,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $25,000

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Evening & Day Editions

New York Auction 26 October 2016