"Sleeping Child"

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Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Spring Stone
Height: 6 inches, 15 centimeters
Length: 1.3 feet/16 inches, 41 centimeters
Width: 4 inches, 10 centimeters
Region: Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
Artist: Ngoni Chandigwa
Approximate Age: 32 years (1990)
Availability: In Stock, Available to Ship Immediately
Item Number: S023
Markings: Artist’s Signature
Collection: Stone Sculptures
Tear Sheet: Available Upon Request
Provenance Report: "Sleeping Child"
Condition: Excellent; Not previously owned; Undamaged
Sourcing: Fair Trade
 Certificate of Authenticity Provided

Ngoni Chandigwa says he is able to express his inner feelings and observations of Shona life through the creations sculpted from his favorite stone, spring stone. Most of his art is in the abstract style, and are housed with collectors in France, Germany, Australia, UK, Canada, USA and Singapore. Chandigwa respects to esteemed artists Kennedy Musekiwa and Nicholas Mukomberanwa, and credits them for inspiration.
Chandigwa has won many awards, including First Mobile Heritage Exhibition Zimbabwe, Old State House Hartford, Artsenal Gallery, Paris, and Alter Postweg Geshev. 

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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