Online-Only Auction, 20 - 27 September 2021
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About this Item
"While in Mafikeng (the capital of Bophuthatswana, now Northwest Province) [Payne] commences series of terracotta sculptures entitled The Mafikeng Heads. These works pay tribute to early stone-age ceramicists works in particular the art primes The Lydenburg Heads, unearthed in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga dating from ± 1000 BC." Malcolm Payne Archive, http://www.malcolmpayne.co.za/, accessed 19 February 2021.
Similar examples from the series appear in Johannesburg and Durban Art Galleries.