Inaugural Auction

Important South African Paintings, Watercolours and Sculpture

8:00pm Mon 9 Mar 2009


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Lot 11

South African 1862-1945
Die Noitjie van Die Onderveld - Transvaal Rustenburg Sijn Distrikt
signed and inscribed "S.A. Joh-burg 1907"
bronze with rich brown patina
height: 42cm

Sold together with a copy of the original presentation letter, printed dedication sheets, and signatures of the subscribers bound in a tooled leather cover with the recipients names and date on the front cover. Also included are copies of the programme for the Solemn Internment of his honour Marthinus Theunis Steyn on Sunday 3rd December 1916.

A gift to President Marthinus Theunis Steyn and his wife Isabella Steyn-Fraser on the occasion of their silver wedding aniversary, 10 March 1912, from the Zuid Afrikaansche Vrouwen Federatie.

A.E. Duffey, Anton van Wouw, the smaller works, Pretoria, 2008, p.56 (illustration of another cast.) M.J. Cohen, Anton van Wouw Sculptor of South African Life, Johannesburg, 1938, page 25 (illustration of another cast.)

Estimate: R 200 000 - 300 000 

Sold for R 850 000
Which is R 946 900 incl Buyer's Premium and VAT

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