South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Including The Professor Walter Beck Collection of Chinese Works of Art, Ceramics, Japanese Cloisonné, Glass and Books

Cape Town  |  2:00pm Mon 6 Feb 2012


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Lot 524

South African 1892-1943
Three Fan-shaped watercolours
one depicting an elaborately decorated Indian elephant with a howdah, monkeys, maidens and a snake charmer in an architectural setting by a lake; one with a Chinese maiden crossing a bridge, a pagoda and an egret by a lake; and one with a Chinese lady observing a gentleman crossing a bridge before a pagoda, two signed, one dated 1923 and with the artist's owl device mark
watercolour on silk
outside diameter: each approximately 43cm

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The first two sold Cape Town, Works from the Studio of William Timlin, 7 December 1994, lot 459

Estimate: R 90 000 - 120 000 

This lot did not sell

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