Russell Kaplan Auctioneers presents their ‘Winter Wunderkammer’ auction cycle, from July 21, 2022. The Auction commences with two consecutive decorative and collectable art auctions which start at 14:00 on Thursday and conclude on Friday evening, July 22. We invite you to peruse the catalogue online at

The offering comprises a collection of just over 1000 books, prints, paintings, sculptures, and ceramics. Highlights include; drawings and watercolours by Walter Battiss, prints by Cecil Skotnes, posters by William Kentridge, a superb collection of African art books, prized antique maps amongst a broad selection of works on paper by young contemporary artists as well as decorative oil paintings.

Trevor Coleman (South Africa, 1936 -), Two Women in Hijabs, acrylic over pencil on paper, signed, dated 1992, 40.5 x 28cm. R 3 000 – R5 000.


Walter Whall Battiss (South Africa, 1906 – 1982), Joghem Valley, ink on paper, signed, dated 1944, inscribed with the title, 21 x 28cm. R2 000 – R4 000.


Louis Kok (South Africa, 1970 -), Untitled(Portrait of a Man in Jeans and a Hat), pencil crayon on paper, signed, 2021, 75 x 53.6cm. R2 500 – R5 000


He Lihuai (China, 20th c.), Girl Playing a Sitaar, oil on canvas, signed, 1998, 78 x 98cm. R20 000 – R30 000.


Duggie Du Toit (South Africa, 1943 -), Still Life with Books and Spectacles, oil on canvas mounted on board, unsigned, 50 x 75cm. R6 000 – R9 000.


Lesley-Ann Hoets (South Africa, 20th c.), Pot with Articulated Lid and Organic Motif to Body, hand-built stoneware with black and grey motif, unsigned, 32 x 29 x 29cm. R2 500 – R5 000.


Rorkes Drift Pottery by Florence Sibisi, Three Earthenware Bud Vases with Geometric Motifs, hand-built and glazed earthenware, signatures to bases, bearing the Rorkes Drift insignia, 2016, heights: 15.7cm, 14.3cm, and 15.6cm. R1 500 – R2 000.

Tim Morris (South Africa, 1941 – 1990), Floor Vase, with Floriform Motif, unsigned, 45 x 15.5 x 15.5cm. R700 – R1 000.


Laurence Anthony Chait (South Africa, 1943 -), Rhino, patinated bronze cast, mounted on a wooden base, signed, 2004, numbered 1/15, 18 x 24 x 12cm. R10 000 – R15 000.

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