Lot 291: Ferguson (John Kenneth, 1885-1967). "Xosa Girl" from Mazeppa Bay, Transki, South Africa, 1950; "Inyanga" Native Doctor "Zulu", Natal, South Africa, together a pair of portraits, oil on canvas, one a head and shoulders portrait of a young woman wearing a yellow wrap dress, green cloth turban, beaded collar necklace, and arm bangles, and carrying an earthenware pot, signed lower right, verso with signature, title, and date in the artist's hand, the other a head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing a necklace of teeth, with small area of surface loss, signed lower right, verso with signature and title in the artist's hand, each 56 x 46cm (22 x 18ins), matching gilt moulded frames (2)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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