African Art Family Carvings


Shona and other artists' abstract renditions of ukama (family groups), couples, wedding dancers, and other individuals

Shona artists, as well as African artists from other local and regional groups have long been exponents of the abstract, often using natural characteristics of the stone to develop the finished sculpture. We are continuing to import a much larger selection of abstract, hand-carved stone African art, particularly relating to families, couples, wedding dancers, and family groupings (ukama). African artists continue their use of some incredibly attractive stone to create works that please even the most devoted collector of realistic sculpture. We think you will enjoy looking through this section of our catalog.

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Dark Brown Family of Four
This family of four was carved from dark brown Soapstone with toffee and redish coloured markings.

The statue weighs 2 pounds 6 ounces. It is 8 3/4 inches high, 3 3/4 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Dark Brown Family of Four
Price $65.00 Order Dark Brown Family of Four

Pretty Family of Six
Pretty Family of Six This pretty family of six was carved from light brown soapstone with marbled darker accents.

The statue weighs 6 pounds 9 ounces. It is 12 inches high, 6 3/4 inches wide and 4 1/4 inches deep.
Price $195.00 Order Pretty Family of Six

Colourful Parent and Child
This colourful carving of a parent and child is carved from soapstone.

The statue weighs 2 pounds 6 ounces. It is 9 3/4 inches high, 3 1/2 inches wide and 2 3/4 inches deep.
Colourful Parent and Child
Price $65.00 Order Colourful Parent and Child

Dark Grey and Charcoal Family of Three
Dark Grey and Charcoal Family of Three This family of three is carved from a piece of dark grey and charcoal soapstone.

The statue weighs 10 pounds 6 ounces. It is 15 3/4 inches high, 8 inches wide and 4 inches deep.
Price $160.00 Order Dark Grey and Charcoal Family of Three

Dancing Couple
Happy dancing couple carved from brown soapstone.

This statue weighs 3 pounds 2 ounces. It is 9 1/2 inches high, 4 3/4 inches wide and 4 1/4 inches deep.
Dancing Couple
Price $125.00 Order Dancing Couple

Dark Charcoal Parent and Three Children
Dark Charcoal Parent and Three Children This family of four or parent with 3 children was carved from dark marbled charcoal Soapstone.

The statue weighs 2 pounds 6 ounces. It is 9 1/2 inches high, 4 1/4 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Price $75.00 Order Dark Charcoal Parent and Three Children

Rich Brown Couple
Dancing couple carved from rich brown soapstone with dark specks.

This statue weighs 1 pounds 10 ounces. It is 6 1/2 inches high, 3 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Rich Brown Couple
Price $45.00 Order Rich Brown Couple

Happy Couple
Happy Couple Kissing couple carved from dark soapstone with tiny sparkling highlights.

This statue weighs 3 pounds 4 ounces. It is 8 1/2 inches high, 5 1/4 inches wide and 2 1/4 inches deep.
Price $70.00 Order Happy Couple

Slender Parent and Child
This slender carving of a parent and child is carved from soapstone. It is a mixture of browns and dark grey.

The statue weighs 2 pounds 6 ounces. It is 10 inches high, 3 3/4 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep.
Slender Parent and Child
Price $65.00 Order Slender Parent and Child

Pretty Wedding Dancers
Pretty Wedding Dancers These pretty wedding dancers are carved from soapstone.

The statue weighs 3 pounds 4 ounces. It is 7 inches high, 7 1/2 inches wide and 3 inches deep.
Price $65.00 Order Pretty Wedding Dancers

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