Giraffes in African Art


Giraffes in Groups, Pairs and Occasional Singles

Giraffes, like many grazing animals, are found in the wild areas of southern Africa in herds. Giraffe carvings are generally seen depicting groups and these are usually carved from Serpentine stone. We reckon that the reason for carving giraffes using Serpentine rather than Rapoko, used to carve other animals, is that the long necks and legs of giraffe groupings are more substantial when using a harder stone.

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Lovely Group of Giraffes
A lovely group of four giraffes carved by Esau Chengeta from brown and charcoal soapstone.

The statue weighs 11 pounds 5 ounces. It is 16 inches high, 14 1/2 inches wide, and 4 inches deep.
Lovely Group of Giraffes
Price $350.00 Order Lovely Group of Giraffes

Lightish Grey and Brown Giraffes by Chengeta
Lightish Grey and Brown Giraffes by Chengeta This elegant giraffe family was carved by Esau Chengeta. It is Soapstone and is a lightish grey and brown.

The statue weighs 9 pounds 12 ounces. It is 17 1/2 inches high, 9 3/4 inches wide, and 3 1/2 inches deep.
Price $225.00 Order Lightish Grey and Brown Giraffes by Chengeta

Kissing Giraffes
This kissing pair of giraffes is carved from grey and brown soapstone.

The statue weighs 4 pounds 12 ounces. It is 12 inches high, 7 1/2 inches wide, and 3 3/4 inches deep.
Kissing Giraffes
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Beautiful Large Giraffe Group by Esau Chengetah
Beautiful Large Giraffe Group by Esau Chengetah This beautiful large giraffe family was carved by Esau Chengetah from very dark green and charcoal Rapoko stone.

The statue weighs 35 pounds 6 ounces. It is 26 1/2 inches high, 17 1/2 inches wide, and 5 1/2 inches deep.
Price $495.00 Order Beautiful Large Giraffe Group by Esau Chengetah

Pale Green Pair of Giraffes
This pair of giraffes is carved from pale green soapstone.

The statue weighs 1 pounds 13 ounces. It is 10 1/2 inches high, 2 1/2 inches wide, and 2 1/4 inches deep.
Pale Green Pair of Giraffes
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Pretty Family of Giraffes by Chengetah
Pretty Family of Giraffes by Chengetah A beautiful group of four giraffes carved by Esau Chengeta from very dark grey soapstone.

The statue weighs 13 pounds. It is 18 1/4 inches high, 10 1/4 inches wide, and 5 inches deep.
Price $350.00 Order Pretty Family of Giraffes by Chengetah

Playful Giraffes
This plaayful pair of giraffes is carved from brown soapstone.

The statue weighs 3 pounds. It is 11 inches high, 5 3/4 inches wide, and 2 1/4 inches deep.
Playful Giraffes
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Very Elegant Tall Giraffe Family
Very Elegant Tall Giraffe Family A very pretty Soapstone giraffe family. It is grey and mousy pinkish brown with black specks.

The statue weighs 15 pounds 10 ounces. It is 21 inches high, 8 3/4 inches wide, and 6 inches deep.
Price $350.00 Order Very Elegant Tall Giraffe Family

Brown and Charcoal Giraffes by Chengeta
This giraffe family by Esau Chengeta is carved from a piece of dark charcoal and brown Soapstone.

The statue weighs 9 pounds 10 ounces. It is 17 inches high, 9 1/2 inches wide, and 4 inches deep.
Brown and Charcoal Giraffes by Chengeta
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