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Auction Preview: The South African Sale at Bonhams, London, Mar 21

Irma Stern (South African, 1894 - 1966) – Still life of Gladioli and Fruit. Signed and dated 'Irma Stern/ 1960' (lower left), oil on canvas, 87 x 69 cm (34 1/4 x 27 3/16 in). Estimate: £ 80,000 - 120,000 ($ 111,231 – $ 166,847)
(Courtesy: Bonhams)

What: The South African Sale

Where: Bonhams, 101 New Bond St, Mayfair, London W1S 1SR, UK

When: 21 March 2018, 02.00 PM GMT

Auction Preview: March 18, 11.00 am – 03.00 pm, March 19, 09.00 am – 04.30 pm, March 20, 09.00 am – 04.30 pm, March 21, 09.00 am – 12.00 pm

Top lots of the sale:

- Irma Stern (South African, 1894 - 1966) – Still life of Gladioli and Fruit. Signed and dated 'Irma Stern/ 1960' (lower left), oil on canvas, 87 x 69 cm (34 1/4 x 27 3/16 in). Estimate: £ 80,000 - 120,000 ($ 111,231 – $ 166,847)

- Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (South African, 1886 - 1957) – Hartbeespoort Dam. Signed and dated '-Pierneef.46.' (lower left); inscribed 'Mrs JA Louw' and bears Schweickerdt Art Gallery label (verso), oil on board, 43.5 x 59 cm (17 1/8 x 23 1/4 in). Estimate: £ 70,000 - 100,000 ($ 97,327 - $ 139,039)

- Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862 - 1945) – Bust of a Zulu. Signed 'A. Van Wouw. S.A.' (To Nape of Neck); Inscribed 'Fonderia.G.Nisini/ Roma' (To Back Of Neck), Bronze, 55 X 25 X 23 cm (21 5/8 X 9 13/16 X 9 1/16 in). Estimate: £ 30,000 - 40,000 ($ 41,711 - $ 55,616)

- Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (South African, 1886 - 1957) – Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch. Signed and dated 'Pierneef 1921' (lower left), oil on canvas, 41 x 56 cm (16 1/8 x 22 1/16 in). Estimate: £ 25,000 - 35,000 ($ 34,759 - $ 48,664)

- Adolph Stephan Friedrich Jentsch (German, 1888 - 1977) – Farm Okapinje. Initialed and dated 'A.J./ 1940' (lower right); signed, dated and titled (to stretcher verso), oil on canvas, 70 x 100 cm (27 9/16 x 39 3/8 in). Estimate: £ 25,000 - 35,000 ($ 34,759 - $ 48,664)

- Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862 - 1945) – The Bushman Hunter. Signed and dated 'A.v.Wouw/ 1902' (to base); inscribed 'G. Nisini-Fuse/ Roma' (to base), bronze, 49 x 29 x 27 cm (19 5/16 x 11 7/16 x 10 5/8 in). Estimate: £ 40,000 - 60,000 ($ 55,616 - $ 83,423)

- Alexis Preller (South African, 1911 - 1975) – Profile figures. Signed and dated 'Preller/ 67' (lower centre), oil on board, 40.5 x 50.5 cm (15 15/16 x 19 7/8 in). Estimate: £ 50,000 - 80,000 ($ 69,519 - $ 111,231)

- Irma Stern (South African, 1894 - 1966) – Portrait of an Indian woman. Signed and dated 'Irma Stern/ 1945' (upper right); inscribed 'Mr Suzman' (verso), gouache, 62 x 49 cm (24 7/16 x 19 5/16 in). Estimate: £ 25,000 - 35,000 ($ 34,759 - $ 48,664)

- Gerard Sekoto (South African, 1913 - 1993) – A township street. Signed 'G Sekoto' (lower right), oil on board, 51 x 62 cm (20 1/16 x 24 7/16 in). Estimate: £ 40,000 - 60,000 ($ 55,616 - $ 83,423)

- Vladimir Griegorovich Tretchikoff (South African, 1913 - 2006) – Balinese Dancer. Signed 'Tretchikoff' (upper left), oil on canvas, 65 x 121 cm (25 9/16 x 47 5/8 in). Estimate: £ 25,000 - 35,000 ($ 34,759 - $ 48,664)

- Sydney Alex Kumalo (South African, 1935 - 1988) – St Francis of Assisi. Signed and numbered 'K VIII/X', bronze, 70 x 27.5 x 22.5 cm (27 9/16 x 10 13/16 x 8 7/8 in). Estimate: £ 30,000 - 50,000 ($ 41,712 - $ 69,519)

- Vladimir Griegorovich Tretchikoff (South African, 1913 - 2006) – African Madonna. Signed and dated 'Tretchikoff/ SA 52' (lower left), oil on canvas, 88 x 70 cm (34 5/8 x 27 9/16 in). Estimate: £ 30,000 - 50,000 ($ 41,712 - $ 69,519)

- Irma Stern (South African, 1894 - 1966) – 'Fishing Girl'. Signed and dated 'Irma Stern/ 1951' (upper right); bears Venice Biennale exhibition label (verso), oil on canvas board, 61.5 x 39.5 cm (24 3/16 x 15 9/16 in). Estimate: £ 30,000 - 40,000 ($ 41,711 - $ 55,616)

- Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862 - 1945) – Laughing Basuto. Signed and dated 'A van Wouw/ Joh-burg 1936' (bottom edge of left shoulder); inscribed 'Foundry G.Massa Rome' (bottom right), bronze, 26 x 40 x 30.5 cm (10 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 12 in) (including base). Estimate: £ 30,000 - 40,000 ($ 41,711 - $ 55,616)

- Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes (South African, 1926 - 2009) – Two figures. Signed 'C Skotnes' (lower right), carved and incised wooden panel, 90 x 92 cm (35 7/16 x 36 1/4 in). Estimate: £ 20,000 - 30,000 ($ 27,808 - $ 41,712)

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