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Top Ten, 9 November 2015


  9 November 2015     Archived


Important South African and International Art, Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

The sale total was over R 52 million with over 80% sold by lot and value combined.

Four new records achieved for Alexis Preller, Anton van Wouw, Cecily Sash and Norman Catherine.

Lot 220

Alexis Preller

The Creation of Adam I

Sold R8 526 000
RECORD

Lot 223

Alexis Preller

Apollo Kouros II

Sold R5 456 640

Lot 210

Anton van Wouw

Miner with Hand Drill

Sold R4 774 560
WORLD RECORD

Lot 230

Irma Stern

Meinkie

Sold R3 183 040

Lot 282

William Kentridge

Fish and Chips

Sold R1 364 160

Lot 201

Ivon Hitchens

BRITISH 1893-1979

Landscape with a caravan and apple trees

Sold R1 250 480

Lot 247

Cecil Skotnes

Five Figures

Sold R909 440

Lot 217

Jacob Henrik Pierneef

Houtbos, Transvaal

Sold R852 600

Lot 211

Anton van Wouw

The Dagga Smoker

Sold R795 760

Lot 206

Jacob Henrik Pierneef

A Cape Farm NEar Stellenbosch

Sold R704 816

* Prices quoted are inclusive of all buyer's premiums and VAT

Target Composition I by Cecily Sash sold for R511 560 - 5½ times its presale estimate achieving a world record for the artist and breaking all previous records set by Strauss & Co.


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