York’s Shona Gallery is proud to present “Prayer” by artist Joseph Chigangaidze. Chigangaidze is a renowned sculptor from Zimbabwe, who casts his fingerprint on his art through abstraction. In this piece, Chigangaidze details only one part of his sculpture – the hands, the instrument of prayer.
“Prayer” is made of spring stone, measures 10" x 4" x 24", and is suitable for an indoor or outdoor space.
Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Spring Stone Dimensions: Height: 2 feet/24 inches, 61 centimeters Length: 10 inches, 25 centimeters Width: 4 inches, 10 centimeters Region: Zimbabwe, Southern Africa Artist: Joseph Chigangaidze Approximate Age: 32 years (1990) Availability: In Stock, Available to Ship Immediately Item Number: S001 Collection: Stone Sculptures Tear Sheet: Available Upon Request Provenance Report: "Prayer" Condition: Excellent; Not previously owned; Undamaged Sourcing: Fair Trade Certificate of Authenticity Provided
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What is Shona? The best of Zimbabwe stone sculpture combines the splendor and solidity of the stone medium with imagery drawn from reality and abstracted into symbolic form. Figures and features that are reminiscent of, yet not quite like, animal, and human forms suggest the creatures and mythological beings that inhabit the realms of the religions and folklore of the Zimbabwean people.
Heritage York's Shona Gallery was the first gallery that brought Shona art to the United States.
Why Shona? · Suitable for indoor and outdoor environments (i.e. garden, terrace) · Durable and will not dull or erode · One of a kind pieces · Marked with artist’s signatures · Hand carved in Zimbabwe
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