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Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Spring Stone
Height: 1.75 feet/21 inches, 53 centimeters
Length: 8 inches, 20 centimeters
Width: 7 inches, 18 centimeters
Region: Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
Artist: Lincon Muteta
Approximate Age: 32 years (1990)
Availability: In Stock, Available to Ship Immediately
Item Number: S002
Collection: Stone Sculptures
Tear Sheet: Available Upon Request
Provenance Report: "Lonely"
Condition: Excellent; Not previously owned; Undamaged
Sourcing: Fair Trade
 Certificate of Authenticity Provided

Lincon Muteta has a great love for Shona culture and, coupled with his imaginative and innovative ability, has ensured that his work is of the highest standard--earning him a following from collectors around the world. Muteta bases his work on day-to-day events that interest him, and the feelings and emotions of the people around him. The faces and gestures in his work reflect the joys and the sadness experienced by the sprawling population of the Chitungwisa suburb in which he lives. When questioned on his motivation for sculpting Muteta states, “I guess God gave me the courage and talent to sculpt to bring back our vanishing cultural heritage for the sake of future generations.”

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.

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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