Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Fine Wine

Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

Contemporary Art

Sold for

ZAR 204 840
Lot 654
  • Phillemon Hlungwani; Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini
  • Phillemon Hlungwani; Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini
  • Phillemon Hlungwani; Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini
  • Phillemon Hlungwani; Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini
  • Phillemon Hlungwani; Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini
  • Phillemon Hlungwani; Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini


Lot Estimate
ZAR 180 000 - 240 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 204 840

About this Item

South African 1975-
Mbuti ya xihaha a yi tswaleli entlhambhini

signed and dated 2014; inscribed with the title on a Knysna Fine Art Gallery label adhered to the reverse

charcoal and pastel on paper
137 by 197cm excluding frame; 161 by 221 by 6,5cm including frame

Notes

The title of this work is a Xitsonga proverb (literally, a secretive goat does not give birth in a crowd) meaning matters that require diplomacy should not be discussed in public.

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