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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Miner With His Wheelbarrow
This very attractive statue of a miner at work with his wheelbarrow is carved from dark brown and gray Rapoko stone. This statue one of several that portray Shona workers in various stages of their labor.

The statue weighs 3 pounds 5 ounces. It is 9 1/4 inches high, 5 inches wide, and 4 inches deep.
Miner With His Wheelbarrow
Price $135.00 Order Miner With His Wheelbarrow

Handsome Shona Couple by Samhere
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.
Price $95.00 Order Handsome Shona Couple by Samhere

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.
Gold Miner at Work
Price $150.00 Order Gold Miner at Work

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