Artist Tinashe Makaza from Zimbabwe created this masterful piece entitled “Couple.” Couple is made out of one piece of natural spring stone, a stone that is found in abundance in Zimbabwe. “Couple” is a one of a kind piece that displays the beauty of spring stone both in its polished and raw form, and the natural variation of colors found throughout different areas of one block of stone. “Couple” is suitable for any indoor or outdoor space.
Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Spring Stone Dimensions: Height: 3 feet/36 inches, 91 centimeters Length: 1 foot/12 inches, 30 centimeters Width: 6 inches, 15 centimeters Region: Zimbabwe, Southern Africa Artist: Tinashe Makaza Approximate Age: 32 years (1990) Availability: In Stock, Available to Ship Immediately Item Number: S006 Collection: Stone Sculptures Tear Sheet: Available Upon Request Provenance Report: "Couple" Markings: Artist’s Signature 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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