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Lot 608

South African 1964-
Sleeping Oriental Cat II
signed and numbered 7/15
bronze, mounted on a crystal base
height: 36cm excluding base; base 10,5cm

Sold for R 150 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 170 700

Estimate R 120 000 - 160 000

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"The only signifier strong and mysterious enough to carry the weight of the earth, the lightness of air and the movement of natural forces that shape landscape, was the cat." - Dylan Lewis.

Ibid., unpaginated.

Laura Twiggs (ed.) (2006) Forces of Nature: The Sculpture of Dylan Lewis, Cape Town: Pardus Publishing. Another example from the edition is illustrated in colour, catalogue number 53.

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