Estimated at R25,000 - R35,000
The overall condition is fair. Paint losses throughout, surface dirt and dust in crevices.
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.
70 x 50 x 47 cm
Noria Mabasa is a celebrated South African artist revered for her skill as a clay and wood sculptor, the latter having won her global acclaim.
Additional image shows the sculpture in the artist's homestead.
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Auction: Winter Collection: Modern & Contemporary Art and Books, ending Tue, 31st Aug 2021
Aspire Art Auctions hosted our Winter Collection auction in August– a timed-online auction featuring a unique collection of modern and contemporary art, ceramics, collectables and books.
The sale ran from Tuesday 24–31 August and differentiated itself from previous timed-online auctions with its wide range of contemporary art alongside more historic works, multiples and editions, photography, sculpture, ceramics and an impressive selection of signed art books.
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