Modern and Contemporary Art

Timed Online Auction, 6 - 13 March 2023

Impression/Expression

Sold for

ZAR 29 313
Lot 133
  • Moses Kottler; Vase with Dahlias
  • Moses Kottler; Vase with Dahlias
  • Moses Kottler; Vase with Dahlias


Lot Estimate
ZAR 25 000 - 35 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 29 313

About this Item

South African 1892-1977
Vase with Dahlias
1917

signed

oil on wood panel
38,5 by 35,5cm excluding frame; 57,5 by 54,5 by 4,5cm including frame

Notes

“Only three still-lifes by Kottler are known: Vase with Dahlias (PPL. I9), Still-life with Bronze Buddha or Still-life with Blue, Red and White Flowers (PPI. 20) and Still-life with Coffee-pot or Still-life with Orange and Pale Yellow Flowers (PPL. 21). A. Z. Berman bought the Dahlias from Kottler in 1920 to give it as a wedding-present to the present owner; the two other still-lifes were at some time or other acquired by Boonzaier's friend Bernard Lewis”1

1. Johannes du Plessis Scholtz (1976) Moses Kottler: His Cape Years, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, page 29.

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by AZ Berman, 1920.

Gifted as a wedding present to Mrs H Back, Paarl.

Private Collection.

Literature

Johannes du Plessis Scholtz (1976) Moses Kottler: His Cape Years, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, illustrated in black and white on page 93 as plate 19, mentioned on page 29.

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