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Ai Weiwei

Scales

Property from a Private Collection, Austria

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei

Scales

Scales

Ai Weiwei

b. 1957

Scales

copper and stainless steel

26.3 by 127.8 by 206.5 cm., 10¼ by 50¼ by 81¼ in.

Executed in 2008.


This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

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The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin

Acquired from the above by the present owner

"Scales is a study in how basic and essential elements can evolve into forms and furniture."

- Ai Weiwei, October 2008 -