Description: synthetic resin, fiberglass, paint, steel and wood
Dimensions: 59 1/8 by 47 1/8 by 47 1/8 in. 150 by 120 by 120 cm.
Medium: synthetic resin, fiberglass, paint, steel and wood
Condition Report: This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There is evidence of faint scattered surface scratches, which are visible upon close inspection. Under raking light, there is evidence of minor surface irregularities with associated pinpoint pigment losses at the tips of the jagged edges of both the light green top and blue and pink bottom layers, all which is only visible under close inspection.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Exhibited: Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain; London, Serpentine Gallery, Takashi Murakami: KaiKai KiKi, November 2002 - January 2003, p. 27, illustrated in color
Provenance: Galerie Perrotin, Paris
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Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's, London, 17 October 2013, Lot 48
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner