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'Elephant' original African Shona stone sculpture Zimbabwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This small and intimate sculpture of an elephant is a heartfelt and doting example of the sculpture of the Shona artists of Zimbabwe, but also demonstrates the clever use of the text...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Giraffe Bookends original African Shona stone sculpture Zimbabwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This bookend set, taking the shape of a drinking giraffe, is a graceful example of the functional designs of the Shona sculptors of Zimbabwe. The giraffe itself is languid and gracef...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Preoccupied' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Preoccupied' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe's w...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Chicken' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Samuel Likongwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Chicken' is an original opal serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbbwean artist Samuel Likongwe. Based in Harare, Likongwe was trained in the Shona stone sculpting tradition and hi...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Scratching Bird' Shona stone sculpture signed by Chenjerai Chiripanyanga
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Scratching Bird' is an original opal serpentine stone sculpture signed by the contemporary Zimbabwean artist Chenjerai Chiripanyanga. The artist presents in this sculpture a highly ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Famine' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Rangarirai Makunde
By Rangarirai Makunde
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Famine' is an original springstone sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Rangarirai Makunde. The sculpture presents a solitary figure who stands facing directly forward. He hold...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Meditation' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Dudzai Mushawepwere
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Meditation' original opal serpentine sculpture signed by Zimbabwean artist Dudzai Mushawepwere. The sculpture uses abstraction in the human figure to capture an abstract state of mi...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Lady Creation' original Shona stone sculpture by Marshford Kanyemba
By Marshford Kanyemba
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Lady Creation' is an original opal-stone sculpture by Zimbabwean artist Marshford Kanyemba, being a smaller and more intimate example of his work. In the sculpture, the beautifully ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Exercising' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Exercising' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe's wo...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Grandmother' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Grandmother' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe's w...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Greetings' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Greetings' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe's wor...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Proud Woman' original Shona stone sculpture by Chenjerai Chiripanyanga
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Proud Woman' is an original opal serpentine stone sculpture by the contemporary Zimbabwean artist Chenjerai Chiripanyanga. The artist presents in this sculpture a highly abstracted ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Hope' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Dudzai Mushawepwere
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Hope' original springstone sculpture signed by Zimbabwean artist Dudzai Mushawepwere. The sculpture uses abstraction in the human figure to capture an abstract state of mind: the sc...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'African Queen' Shona stone sculpture signed by Chenjerai Chiripanyanga
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'African Queen' is an original opal serpentine stone sculpture signed by the contemporary Zimbabwean artist Chenjerai Chiripanyanga. The sculpture itself stands tall and proud like a...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Grandmother' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Grandmother' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe's w...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Bird Chicken' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Samuel Likongwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Bird Chicken' is an original opal serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbbwean artist Samuel Likongwe. Based in Harare, Likongwe was trained in the Shona stone sculpting tradition a...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Dressed For Tonight' Shona stone sculpture signed by Rangarirai Makunde
By Rangarirai Makunde
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Dressed For Tonight' is an original black serpentine stone sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Rangarirai Makunde. The sculpture presents the figure of a tall and elegant woma...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Playing Sisters' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Playing Sisters' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Excited Girl' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Excited Girl' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe's ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Family' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Family' is an original stone sculpture signed by Zimbabwean artist Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira. The composition is an example of the family groupings, with each figure arranged as thoug...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Creation' original verdite Shona stone sculpture by Newton, figure mask
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Creation' is an original verdite stone sculpture by an unknown Zimbabwean sculptor. Though all that is known of the artist is the name "Newton," the sculpture shows clearly the skil...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Healing and Diagnosing' original Shona stone sculpture by Aaron P. Chikumbirike
By Aaron Perkins Chikumbirike
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Healing and Diagnosing' is an original stone sculpture by the Zimbabwean sculptor Aaron Perkins Chikumbirike. The sculpture presents a highly stylized figural grouping, as is so oft...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Eye Witness' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Josphat Makenzi
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Eye Witness' is an original opal serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Josphat Makenzi. Makenzi was trained in the contemporary Shona stone carving tradition, and thu...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Mother Elephant with Baby' original African Shona stone sculpture Zimbabwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This small and intimate sculpture of a mother and infant elephant is a heartfelt and doting example of the sculpture of the Shona artists of Zimbabwe, but also demonstrates the cleve...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Grandmother With Her Granddaughter' Shona stone sculpture by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Grandmother With Her Granddaughter' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Scratching Bird' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Rangarirai Makunde
By Rangarirai Makunde
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Scratching Bird' is an original serpentine stone sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Rangarirai Makunde. In the sculpture, a long-beaked bird, that might be a shoebill, sits l...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Relaxing Woman' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Relaxing Woman' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamombe'...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Feeling Heart Beat' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Feeling Heart Beat' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamo...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Cobalt Bird' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Cobalt Bird' is an original signed sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira. Trained in the Shona carving tradition, Mazhindu often sculpts abstracted birds, as in...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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'Coming From Labor' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Coming From Labor' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madamom...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Mother and Baby Elephant' original African Shona stone sculpture Zimbabwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This small and intimate sculpture of a mother and infant elephant is a heartfelt and doting example of the sculpture of the Shona artists of Zimbabwe, but also demonstrates the cleve...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Good Student' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Good Student' is an original sculpture signed by the Shona artist Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira. The sculpture depicts a young woman standing upright and facing the sky. Her body stands t...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Dancing in the Wind' original Shona stone sculpture by Wellington Karuru
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Dancing in the Wind' is an original opal serpentine sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Wellington Karuru. The artist presents an elegant and curvilinear figure of a woman, her hair ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Women Standing in Line' original Shona stone sculpture signed Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Women Standing in Line' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents characters common to Mad...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Mother and Child' original Shona stone sculpture signed by Samuel Likongwe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Mother and Child' is an original opal serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbbwean artist Samuel Likongwe. Based in Harare, Likongwe was trained in the Shona stone sculpting traditi...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Teacher or Preacher' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Teacher or Preacher' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Madam...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Ring of Hope' original signed Shona stone sculpture by Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Ring of Hope' is an original Shona stone sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Wonder Mazhindu Bumhira. This sculpture is an excellent example of his abstract works. Out of the ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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'Coming From the Fields' original Shona stone sculpture by Colleen Madamombe
By Colleen Madamombe
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Coming From the Fields' is an original black serpentine sculpture by the celebrated second generation Shona artist Colleen Madamombe. The sculpture presents a character common to Ma...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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African Shona Modern Abstract Carved Stone Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
African modern abstract carved stone sculpture made by the Shona tribe. The piece has rough surfaces and smooth polished surfaces and depicts an abstract person. In great vintage con...
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20th Century Zimbabwean Modern Abstract Sculptures

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'Sunbathing' original stone Shona sculpture by Washington Msonza
By Washington Msonza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Sunbathing' is an original stone sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Washington Msonza. In the sculpture, a woman reclines nude and on the ground in a moment of relaxation under the ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Arrogance, Shona
By Tafunga Bonjisi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental, unique, original stone by master artist Tafunga Bonjisi. Tafunga Bonjisi.(born 1982) is a Zimbabwean sculptor.Born a twin in Ruwa, Bonjisi is the brother of sculptors Wi...
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2010s Cubist Figurative Sculptures

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  • Arrogance, Shona
  • Arrogance, Shona
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H 56 in. W 32 in. D 24 in.
'Honeymoon' original stone Shona sculpture by Marowa & Chideu
By Tendai Marowa & Stanley Chideu
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Honeymoon' is an original springstone sculpture by the Zimbabwean artists Tendai Marowa and Stanley Chideu. The sculpture presents a tall and elegant figure. The figure is highly st...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Carved Stone Shona Sculpture, "Mother and Child"
Located in New York, NY
A beautifully carved stone Shona sculpture from Zimbabwe depicting a mother tenderly cradling her child. A simple and moving piece by the artist Tmuk. BH113.
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Late 20th Century Zimbabwean Figurative Sculptures

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'Flower' original signed stone Shona sculpture by Obert Mukumbi
By Obert Mukumbi
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Flower' is an original opal serpentine sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Obert Mukumbi. In the sculpture, Obert emphasizes the abstract qualities of the natural forms of the calla ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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"Judge," Serpentine Stone Sculpture by Shona Artist John Takawira
By John Takawira
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Judge" is an original serpentine stone sculpture by John Takawira. The artist signed the piece, and it weighs 198 lbs. This piece features an abstracted face emerging from natural s...
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1980s Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

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'Togetherness' original stone Shona sculpture signed by Phineas Masaya
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Togetherness' is an original springstone sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Phineas Masaya. The sculpture presents an image of two figures in unity, their bodies together mak...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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"Shona Chief," Carved Serpentine Stone signed by Chemedu Jemali
By Chemedu Jemali
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Shona Chief" is an original serpentine sculpture signed by the artist Chemedu Jemali. This sculptor works in the Shona tradition of Zimbabwe. The sculpture depicts an abstracted hea...
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Early 2000s Figurative Sculptures

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The Model, Shona
By Witness Bonjesi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental, Unique sculpture in springstone. Witness Bonjesi was born 1975 in Zimbabwe A native of Mudzi, Mutoko, Witness grew up in Domboshoava, Chinamhora, There he completed pri...
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2010s Cubist Figurative Sculptures

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  • The Model, Shona
  • The Model, Shona
  • The Model, Shona
  • The Model, Shona
H 54 in. W 28 in. D 12 in.
'Flower' original stone Shona sculpture signed by Benjamin Mundara
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Flower' is an original fruit serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Benjamin Mundara. The title 'Flower' in this case is more suggestive than definitive, as the sculpt...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Bird' original stone Shona sculpture by Samuel Tichafa Masakwa
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Bird' is an original opal serpentine sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Samuel Tichafa Masakwa. Trained in the Shona stone carving tradition, the artists here presents an elegantly ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Proud Wopman Shona
By Tafunga Bonjisi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental, unique, original cobalt stone by master artist Tafunga Bonjisi. Tafunga Bonjisi.(born 1982) is a Zimbabwean sculptor.Born a twin in Ruwa, Bonjisi is the brother of sculpt...
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2010s Cubist Figurative Sculptures

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'Father Christmas' original stone Shona sculpture by Marowa & Chideu
By Tendai Marowa & Stanley Chideu
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Father Christmas,' an original springstone sculpture by the Zimbabwean artists Tendai Marowa and Stanley Chideu, would make an excellent holiday gift that can be displayed year-roun...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Face' original signed cobalt stone Shona sculpture by Obert Mukumbi
By Obert Mukumbi
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Face' is an original cobalt sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Obert Mukumbi. This sculpture demonstrates the artist's influence from the great Shona sculptor Coleen Madamombe, who ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Large Carved Serpentine Stone African Shona Head, Zimbabwe Modernist
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Standing 20 inches tall this Shona head is carved in Serpentine stone originating in Zimbabwe. It is carved in a strikingly modern way stylizing and even exaggerating features. It is...
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Mid-20th Century Zimbabwean Modern Figurative Sculptures

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'Fish Totem' original signed stone Shona sculpture by Obert Mukumbi
By Obert Mukumbi
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Fish Totem' is an original springstone sculpture by the Zimbabwean artist Obert Mukumbi. The sculpture presents an interactive and playful combination of subjects, both of which are...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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"Judge," Original Green Serpentine Stone Sculpture by Corlet a Shona sculptor
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Judge" is an original green serpentine stone sculpture by Corlet, a contemporary Shona stone sculptor. It depicts a man with his arms folded around his body. 11" x 10 1/2" x 11" ...
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Early 2000s Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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"Traditional Dresser," Opal Stone Sculpture by Shona Sculptor Washington Msonza
By Washington Msonza
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Traditional Dresser" is an original opal serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Washington Msonza. The sculpture features a single elegant figure in a flowing gown, st...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Angel' original black stone Shona sculpture signed by Felix Mlungisi
By Felix Mlungisi
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Angel' is original black serpentine sculpture signed by the Zimbabwean artist Felix Mlungisi. In this work, the angel is stylized in the manner of the Shona sculptors: The angel lea...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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'Notorious Leader' original stone sculpture by Shona artist Nigel James
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Notorious Leader' is an original opal serpentine sculpture by Zimbabwean artist Nigel James. The sculpture, a mask-like face of a man, takes joy and pride in the texture of the ston...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Proud Woman, Shona
By Tafunga Bonjisi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental, unique, original cobalt stone by master artist Tafunga Bonjisi. Tafunga Bonjisi.(born 1982) is a Zimbabwean sculptor.Born a twin in Ruwa, Bonjisi is the brother of sculpt...
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2010s Cubist Figurative Sculptures

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Proud Woman, Shona
H 42 in. W 30 in. D 10 in.
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Shona Stone For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate shona stone for your needs in our varied inventory. Making the right choice when shopping for a shona stone may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 20th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century. Adding a shona stone to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — find a piece on 1stDibs that incorporates elements of gray, black, brown, beige and more. Finding an appealing shona stone — no matter the origin — is easy, but Colleen Madamombe, Obert Mukumbi, Chemedu Jemali, Rangarirai Makunde and Tendai Marowa & Stanley Chideu each produced popular versions that are worth a look. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in stone and precious stone.

How Much is a Shona Stone?

A shona stone can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $5,350, while the lowest priced sells for $250 and the highest can go for as much as $202,500.