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

Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art Part I

Sold for

ZAR 170 700
Lot 742
  • Dylan Lewis; Lesser Kestrel (S20)
  • Dylan Lewis; Lesser Kestrel (S20)
  • Dylan Lewis; Lesser Kestrel (S20)
  • Dylan Lewis; Lesser Kestrel (S20)
  • Dylan Lewis; Lesser Kestrel (S20)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 60 000 - 80 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 170 700

About this Item

South African 1964-
Lesser Kestrel (S20)

signed, dated 93 and numbered 7/15

bronze with a brown patina
height: 35,5cm; width: 30cm; depth: 16cm

Notes

‘This kestrel is among the first sculptures to be cast in the foundry Lewis established. Called ‘The African Bronze Foundry’, it produced all of his work over the next six years.’1
1. Laura Twiggs (ed) (2011) Dylan Lewis: Animal Bronzes 1989- 2005: The Collectors’ Guide, Cape Town: Pardus, page 21.

Literature

Laura Twiggs (ed) (2011) Dylan Lewis: Animal Bronzes 1989-2005: The Collectors' Guide, Cape Town: Pardus, another cast from the edition illustrated on page 21.

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