Carved Stone Abstract Animals


Abstracts: Shona artists' hand-carved stone sculptures of African animals

Shona artists, as well as creators of African art from other local and regional groups have long been exponents of the abstract.  We see more and more offerings which portray people in abstract form but continue being able to purchase a reasonably good supply of abstract animals from time to time.  African artists continue the use of different media, presented here by these abstract animal sculptures.  We hope you will enjoy browsing through this section.

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Abstract Mhondoro Elephant
This attractive abstract elephant is carved from Mhondoro stone.

This African stone statue weighs 5 pounds 6 ounces. It is 9 1/4 inches tall, 5 3/4 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Abstract Mhondoro Elephant
Price $125.00 Order Abstract Mhondoro Elephant

Lovely Abstract Bird
Lovely Abstract Bird This lovely abstract bird is carved from Serpentine stone in varied shades of green and brown.

The statue weighs 6 pounds 13 ounces. It is 8 1/2 inches high, 8 inches wide and 3 inches deep.
Price $135.00 Order Lovely Abstract Bird

Brown and Charcoal Abstract Buck
These four abstract buck are carved from Soapstone in varied shades of brown and charcoal.

The statue weighs 3 pounds 8 ounces. It is 9 inches high, 7 1/2 inches wide and 4 1/2 inches deep.
Brown and Charcoal Abstract Buck
Price $90.00 Order Brown and Charcoal Abstract Buck

Springstone Chicken by Aaron Kapembeza
Springstone Chicken by Aaron Kapembeza A great chicken carved from a piece of Springstone. The lighter coloured areas have a rough texture and have not been polished and the dark areas are where the stone has been smoothed and polished.

The piece weighs 16 pounds. It is 14 inches high, 8 1/2 inches wide, and 5 inches deep.
Price $225.00 Order Springstone Chicken by Aaron Kapembeza

Soapstone Absstract Elephant
This attractive abstract elephant was carved from a piece of dark grey and brown Soapstone.

The statue weighs 6 pound 13 ounces. It is 11 inches high, 8 1/4 inches wide and 3 inches deep.
Soapstone Absstract Elephant
Price $125.00 Order Soapstone Absstract Elephant

Springstone Pair of Guinea Fowl
Springstone Pair of Guinea Fowl This wonderful pair of guinea fowls are carved from a piece of Springstone. The lighter coloured areas have a rough texture and have not been polished and the dark areas are where the stone has been smoothed and polished.

The piece weighs 29 pounds. It is 9 1/4 inches high, 9 inches wide, and 8 inches deep.
Price $225.00 Order Springstone Pair of Guinea Fowl

Plump Bird
This lovely plump bird is carved from Rapoko stone in varied shades of green and brown.

The statue weighs 16 pounds 7 ounces. It is 9 inches high, 8 inches wide and 5 inches deep.
Plump Bird
Price $165.00 Order Plump Bird

Dark Mondoro Abstract Elephant
Dark Mondoro Abstract Elephant This abstract elephant is carved from a rather dark coloured piece of Mondoro stone.

The statue weighs 2 pound 8 ounces. It is 9 1/4 inches high, 6 1/2 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Price $45.00 Order Dark Mondoro Abstract Elephant

Dark and Light Charcoal Abstract Buck
Attractive soapstone carving of four abstract buck.

The statue weighs 2 pounds 4 ounces. It is 8 3/8 inches high, 5 inches wide and 2 1/4 inches deep.
Dark and Light Charcoal Abstract Buck
Price $90.00 Order Dark and Light Charcoal Abstract Buck

Attractive Springstone Guinea Fowl
Attractive Springstone Guinea Fowl This cute guinea fowl was carved from a piece of Springstone. The lighter coloured areas have a rough texture and have not been polished and the dark areas are where the stone has been smoothed and polished.

The piece weighs 13 pounds 8 ounces. It is 15 inches high, 7 1/2 inches wide, and 4 inches deep.
Price $145.00 Order Attractive Springstone Guinea Fowl

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