Important South African & International Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 12 October 2015

English, Cape and Colonial Silver, Decorative Arts and Furniture

Sold for

ZAR 193 256
Lot 358
  • A north-western Transvaal copalwood/bastermopanie rusbank, second half 19th century
  • A north-western Transvaal copalwood/bastermopanie rusbank, second half 19th century
  • A north-western Transvaal copalwood/bastermopanie rusbank, second half 19th century
  • A north-western Transvaal copalwood/bastermopanie rusbank, second half 19th century
  • A north-western Transvaal copalwood/bastermopanie rusbank, second half 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 60 000 - 80 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 193 256

About this Item

A north-western Transvaal copalwood/bastermopanie rusbank, second half 19th century

the stepped top-rail above a row of turned spindles, the side supports with sable antelope-head terminals, each shepherd's crook armrest carved with a stalking lion and terminating in a boot, riempie seat, on ring-turned tapering legs joined by three-quarter stretchers, 187cm long

Notes

cf. Deon Viljoen and Guus Roëll. (2003) Furniture from European trading posts at the Cape of Good Hope and in South-east Asia, 17th - 19th Centuries, Cape Town: Irma Stern Museum exhibition catalogue, number 20, where a similar example is illustrated and discussed.



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