Highlights from Strauss and Co’s September Online Auction

This September, 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 in its latest Online Auction. 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. A fun and affordable way for first-timers to get a taste for buying and collecting art.

There are almost 500 lots to bid for in the auction including paintings, prints, art on paper and decorative items such as antique silverware, glassware and jewellery. The Online Auction is open for bids from 08:00 on Mon Sep 10 until 20:00 on Mon Sep 17.

Here’s our pick of some the highlights from Strauss & Co’s September Online Auction.


For this edition of the Online Auction Strauss & Co have put together a special focus on artists from the Natal, both contemporary and historic. These include artworks from the influential Rorke’s Drift Arts and Craft Centre and fine art school, which during the apartheid era was one of the most prominent institutions in the country that helped develop the work of black South African artists.

Abstract Composition by Linda Caroll. Estimate R15,000-R20,000.

Spring 1 by Hussein Salim. Estimate R3,500-R4,500.

Living in the Thukela (Tugela) by Rauri Alcock. Estimate R6,000-R8,000.


Among the decorative arts and jewellery up for grabs in the Online Auction are a delightful collection of Scandinavian design classics, including Art Deco jewellery by Georg Jensen and Danish and Swedish modernist furniture.

Set of four 1960s Danish beech ‘J77’ chairs, Folke Pålsson for FDB Møbelfabrik. Estimate R 12 000 – 15 000



Pair of silver and amber cufflinks, N.E. FROM, Denmark, 1960s. Estimate R4,000-R6,000.


The Journey by Sasha Hartslief. Estimate R20,000-R30,000.

Seascape by Christopher Tugwell. Estimate R7,000-R10,000.

View of Cliffs by Cecil Rochfort D’oyly-John. Estimate R6,000-R9,000.


Officers and Gents by Robert Hodgins. Estimate R18,000-R24,000.

What about AU? by Sam Nhlengethwa. Estimate R4,000-R6,000.

Pyramids and Fish by Alexander Calder. Estimate R15,000-R20,000.

View the full Online Auction and register to bid online at straussart.co.za

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