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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Beautiful Womans Bust by Katombera
A lovely Shona woman by Elliott Katombera carved from a lovely piece of African jade Stone.

The statue weighs 2 pounds 2 ounces. It is 5 3/4 inches high, 3 inches wide and 4 3/4 inches deep.
Beautiful Womans Bust by Katombera
Price $295.00 Order Beautiful Womans Bust by Katombera

Man by Elliott Katombera
Man by Elliott Katombera This lovely bust of a Shona man is carved by Elliot Katombera from verdite.

The bust weighs 4 pounds 9 ounces. It is 8 1/4 inches high, 4 inches wide, and 4 1/4 inches deep.
Price $345.00 Order Man by Elliott Katombera

Serpentine Male Bust
This older Shona man is carved from a piece of very dark green and black serpentine.

The bust weighs 1 pounds 5 ounces. It is 4 1/2 inches high, 2 inches wide, and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Serpentine Male Bust
Price $55.00 Order Serpentine Male Bust

Beautiful Verdite Bust by Robert Chimungwa
Beautiful Verdite Bust by Robert Chimungwa This beautiful bust is carved by Robert Chimungwa. It is done in a lovely piece of Verdite stone.

The bust weighs 9 pounds 12 ounces. It is 10 1/2 inches high, 4 1/2 inches wide, and 5 1/4 inches deep.
Price $550.00 Order Beautiful Verdite Bust by Robert Chimungwa

Jade Coloured Soapstone Woman
This Shona woman is carved from Soapstone with an almost jade type green mixed with a reddish brown.

The statue weighs 4 pounds 3 ounces. It is 6 3/4 inches high, 4 1/2 inches wide, and 4 3/4 inches deep.
Jade Coloured Soapstone Woman
Price $95.00 Order Jade Coloured Soapstone Woman

Small Verdite Woman
Small Verdite Woman This small bust of a Shona woman is carved from Verdite in varied shades of green with some light brown accents.

The statue weighs 15 ounces. It is 4 inches high, 2 inches wide, and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Price $45.00 Order Small Verdite Woman

Verdite Woman's Bust by Katombera
A beautiful Shona woman by Elliott Katombera carved from a lovely piece of Verdite Stone.

The statue weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. It is 11 1/2 inches high, 5 inches wide and 5 inches deep.
Verdite Woman's Bust by Katombera
Price $475.00 Order Verdite Woman's Bust by Katombera

Red Brown Serpentine Man
Red Brown Serpentine Man This Shona man is carved from a piece of red brown serpentine with green and light brown accents.

The bust weighs 3 pounds 12 ounces. It is 7 1/4 inches high, 4 inches wide, and 3 3/4 inches deep.
Price $95.00 Order Red Brown Serpentine Man

Nice Smaller Verdite Male bust
This smaller bust is carved out of dark green Verdite stone.

The bust weighs 2 pounds. It is 6 1/2 inches high, 3 inches wide, and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Nice Smaller Verdite Male bust
Price $100.00 Order Nice Smaller Verdite Male bust

Lovely Verdite Woman by Dliwayo
Lovely Verdite Woman by Dliwayo This lovely Shona woman by Isaac T. Dliwayo is carved from Verdite Stone.

The statue weighs 6 pounds 4 ounces. It is 7 3/4 inches high, 5 1/4 inches wide and 2 3/4 inches deep.
Price $395.00 Order Lovely Verdite Woman by Dliwayo

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