Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSun, Jun 11, 2017 3:00 PM GMT
SHONA MODERN | Peggy Knowlton Collection
SHONA MODERN: The Peggy Knowlton Collection of 20th C. Zimbabwean Stone Sculpture. Live No-Reserve Auction on Sunday, June 11, 11am est. Exhibition (Free, Open to the Public): June 7-10, 11am-5pm. Auction & Exhibition Location: 4961 River Rd., Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania, 18950 (8 miles from New Hope, Bucks County). Over 600 lots of stone sculpture by over 60 different artists from Zimbabwe including highlights by masters of the movement such as Nicholas Mukomberanwa, Dominic Benhura and Richard Mteki, and vary in size from diminutive curio to massive show-stopper. Knowlton travelled to Zimbabwe every year for more than 25 years to purchase sculpture directly from the artists, which she would import to place them in exhibitions to benefit nonprofit organizations, or to sell them through her gallery. This auction now bears the fruit of her travels, dedication and discerning eye.