November Online Part I

Online-Only Auction, 22 - 28 November 2021

Books, Portfolios, and Sculpture

Sold for

ZAR 6 449
Lot 253
  • Solly Disner; Nucleus
  • Solly Disner; Nucleus
  • Solly Disner; Nucleus
  • Solly Disner; Nucleus
  • Solly Disner; Nucleus
  • Solly Disner; Nucleus


Lot Estimate
ZAR 6 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 6 449

About this Item

South African 1909-1985
Nucleus

signed and dated 59

carved wood with a black and brown patina
length: 133cm; height: 22cm; depth: 27cm

Notes

Nucleus, by Solly Disner

 

A carving in ebony wood

portrayed in major scale

 

How the nucleus diminutive dwells

essential of the atom

 

Discovered parts exist and known

positive energy of power and might

 

Hard shell firmly around

external and internal elements contained

 

Positive against similar positive

repel one another further

 

Weakened centre bent and stretched

fissions potential discovered

 

A signed copy of this poem to accompany the lot. 

Exhibited

Cape Town, Solly Disner Solo Exhibition, Exhibition of Sculpture, 11 to 29 October 1960.

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