Highlights from Strauss & Co’s May Online Auction with estimates below R3K

This May South Africa’s leading fine art auction house Strauss & Co presents another fantastic opportunity to purchase some of the finest contemporary and historic artworks currently available on the South African market from the comfort of your screen. Strauss & Co’s online auction is also an accessible way for first-timers to get a taste for buying and collecting art with reserve prices starting from as little as R600 for small antiques. By registering on the site you get to favourite and compare works and there’s also time to read up on your chosen artists before entering your bid. The Online Auction is open for bids from 08:00 on Mon Apr 30 until 20:00 on Mon May 7. Register to bid and browse the auction online here.

Here’s our pick of of some of the most exciting lots from this month’s auction with reserve prices that start from R3,000 and below.

Lot 125 – Set of eleven Victorian green-glass wine glasses

Lot 183 – Mandlenkosi Mavengere, Send My Regards (estimate R2,000-R3,000)

Lot 170 – Jo Ratcliffee, Night (Estimate R3,000-R5,000)

Lot 320 – Richard Rennie, Landscape (estimate R1,000-R2,000)

Lot 340 – Johnnie De Kock, Fishermen and Boats (R1,500-R2,500)

Lot 193 – Colbert Mashile, Motshwara Teo (estimate R3,000-R5,000)

Lot 128 – Art Nouveau Loetz iridescent glass vase, 1900s (estimate R1,500-R2,000)

Lot 178 – Norman Catherine, DS12-01 from Show and Tell Set (estimate R2,000-3,000)


Lot 165 – George Hallet, Portrait of a Tree, Cameroon (estimate R3,000-R5,000)

Lot 226 – Tinus de Jongh, Keurkloof Montague Cape (estimate R3,000-R,5000)

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