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Porcelain Limited Edition Chrysanthemum (Pink) by Ai Weiwei

These beautiful porcelain chrysanthemum Flowers were hand-sculpted by Ai Weiwei HON RA and are available exclusively from the Royal Academy. Each piece is entirely unique and highly collectible. Ai's Flowers come in a clothbound presentation box with a certificate of authentication signed by the artist. Available in white, pink, pale blue and mauve.

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Fabric & material Porcelain
Edition 60
Medium Sculpture
SKU 02083845

Delivery & returns information

Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

During this period our Returns Policy will be extended. For any order queries, please Contact Us

Free UK delivery on orders £50 and over

International delivery is based on weight and delivery country, and will be calculated at Checkout

Updated 19 May 2020

We are delivering! Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. The Royal Academy is temporarily closed, Collection is not available at this time.

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Product story

First cultivated in China, chrysanthemums are considered a symbol of good luck and longevity. They are a recurring motif throughout Ai Weiwei's works and also feature in his activism. When his passport was withheld by the Chinese government, Weiwei placed a fresh bouquet of flowers in a bicycle basket outside his studio every morning. He also set up an Instagram project called #aiflowers; inviting people everywhere to make flowers in remembrance of the children lost in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.