- Dec 01. Chairman's Report 2011
- Dec 01. Art and Glass Sparkle at Strauss & Cos Cape Town Auction in February
- Nov 07. South African art records continue to be broken
- Oct 15. Gerard Sekoto at the Pinnacle of his Career
- Oct 14. Will tallest Sithole break new auction records?
- Sep 26. Strauss continues to set new South African art records
- Aug 29. Stunning Stern comes to the market
- Aug 23. Stunning Stern leads the field at Strauss & Co's Cape Town auction in September
- Jul 21. Over R718 000 raised for art bursaries at Michaelis
- Jul 05. ALUMNI AND STAFF EXHIBITION and AUCTION Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town
- May 20. Greater Strength and Variety in the Art Market
- Apr 14. Good Value in Quality Art at Strauss & Co
- Apr 13. Pieter Wenning, an underrated artist
- Apr 01. Flower name raises over half a million
- Mar 16. Art beats JSE Index
- Mar 08. An expensive cup of coffee
- Feb 03. Two Early Cape Paintings
- Jan 28. Two milestones in South African Art back under the hammer
- Jan 21. Collectors spoilt for choice at Strauss & Co's Cape Town auction in March
Flower name raises over half a million
April 1, 2011 [ Archived ]
The Mount Nelson, Cape Town: Last night at a charity auction conducted by Stephan Welz, Managing Director of Strauss & Co on behalf of WWF, the opportunity of naming a new found species of iris raised R550 000.
The Mount Nelson, Cape Town: Tonight at a charity auction conducted by Stephan Welz, Managing Director of Strauss & Co on behalf of WWF, the opportunity of naming a new found species of iris raised R550 000.
After competitive bidding, the successful bidders, Mike and Rose Heinabach bought the rights to name the rare newly discovered West Coast iris. This is the first time that a plant species name has been auctioned in Africa.
Dr Morne’ du Plessis, CEO of WWF was ecstatic at the generosity of the Heinabach’s.
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