Lucas Tandokwazi Sithole (South African, 1931-1994) Carved bust of man 35 x 20 x 13cm (13 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 5 1/8in).
Lot 65
Lucas Tandokwazi Sithole (South African, 1931-1994) Carved bust of man 35 x 20 x 13cm (13 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 5 1/8in).
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,648) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Lucas Tandokwazi Sithole (South African, 1931-1994)
Carved bust of man
signed 'L.T.SITHOLE' (lower right, verso)
indigenous wood
35 x 20 x 13cm (13 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 5 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Acquired by Mrs D Thompson from the Gainsborough Galleries, Johannesburg, circa 1960
    Thence by descent
    Gifted to the current owner in 2009

    The present lot is an early example of Sithole's sculpture, which dates to a transitional period he spent studying painting at the Polly Street Art Centre and working for a traditional arts and crafts shop in Johannesburg's city centre, before he exhibited with an established art gallery.

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  • Please note this lot was not imported. Therefore, no import VAT is payable.
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