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Ai Weiwei
DRESS WITH FLOWERS (NO. 5)
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
247
Ai Weiwei
DRESS WITH FLOWERS (NO. 5)
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Ai Weiwei
B. 1957
DRESS WITH FLOWERS (NO. 5)
 painted porcelain, with carved Huanghuali wooden box
porcelain: 71.5 by 58 by 6 cm. 28 1/8 by 22 7/8 by 2 3/8 in.
box: 82 by 67 by 15.5 cm. 32 1/4 by 26 3/8 by 6 1/8 in.
Executed in 2007.
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Provenance

Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
Private Collection, London
Phillips, London, 30 June 2015, Lot 173
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Lucerne, Galerie Urs Meile, Ai Weiwei Works 2004-2007, 2007, pp. 66-67, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

"The act of changing the understanding and perspective of an object, or reworking an established concept, disrupts its stability and makes it questionable."
Ai Weiwei
Joseph Newland, Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn, Glenside 2010, p. 46

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