Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Lapidolite Stone Dimensions (in): 7" x 8" x 9" Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 20.32 x 22.86 Region: Zimbabwe Artist: Fungai Mwarowa Availability: In Stock Item Number: S020 Condition: Excellent Certificate of Authenticity Provided
For Zimbwean artist Fungai Mwarowa, stone holds no barriers. Mwarowacan work on any stone no matter how hard. This skill is very revered, and Mwarowaproduces unique, imaginative creatures often imbued with human characteristics.
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 thefirst gallerythat 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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