decommissioned weapons and assemblage
Sold for R9,380
Estimated at R8,000 - R12,000
Overall condition is good. Wear commensurate with medium.
Please note, we are not qualified conservators and these reports give our opinion as to the general condition of the works. We advise that bidders view the lots in person to satisfy themselves with the condition of prospective purchases.
decommissioned weapons and assemblage
98 x 84 x 16 cm
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Auction: Summer Collection, Thu, 15th Oct 2020
The online-only sale offed a fresh range of modern and contemporary artworks for easy collecting.
An exciting highlight was the uniquely curated selection of works by the much-celebrated artist Walter Battiss spanning his prolific oeuvre. Included was a charming oil painting of a market scene, a variety of rare drawings and watercolours and a series of serigraphs from the 1970s onwards. Also of significance were two iconic photographs by the legendary German-born South African photographer Jürgen Schadeberg. In addition, the collection featured artworks by many other leading and sought-after artists including Kudzanai Chiurai, Peter Clarke, Marlene Dumas, Dumile Feni and David Goldblatt.
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