People Expressed in African Art

Carved Heads and Full Body Poses

Those African artists with more highly advanced skills seem to gravitate to depicting people. Many of the pieces in this category represent the finest of African art — equal to that found anywhere in the world. Carvers from the southern African Shona, Xhosa and Ndebele tribes, residing mainly in Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Botswana create very attractive busts and full body carvings in Verdite, Serpentine, Rapoko and Africa stone.

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Handsome Shona Couple by Samhere
This handsome pair of busts was done by Caleb Samhere. It is carved from Fruit Serpentine stone.

The pair weighs 4 pounds 8 ounces. The woman is 5 3/4 inches high, 2 1/4 inches wide, and 2 3/4 inches deep. The man is 6 1/4 inches high, 2 1/4 inches wide, and 2 1/4 inches deep.
Handsome Shona Couple by Samhere
Price $95.00 Order Handsome Shona Couple by Samhere

Gold Miner at Work
Gold Miner at Work This beautifully done statue of a hard rock miner at work is carved from dark brown Rapoko stone. This piece has been done with wonderful attention to detail.

The statue weighs 3 pounds 12 ounces. It is 9 inches high, 6 inches wide, and 3 3/4 inches deep.
Price $150.00 Order Gold Miner at Work

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