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Shona Stone Mother and Child Zimbabwe African Art

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Title Shona Stone Mother and Child Zimbabwe African Art
Type of Object Stone sculpture
Country of Origin Zimbabwe
People Shona
Materials Carved, polished stone
Approximate Age Contemporary
Height (in) 9.5
Width (in) 4.5
Depth (in) 10
Dimensions Height: 7 Inches
Overall Condition Good.
Damage/Repair Damage to lid

Additional Information: All Shona sculpture was made after 1965. Frank McEwan, an Englishman, who was director of the Rhodes National Gallerey in what was then Southern Rhodesia, began a school in 1956, and in 1965 encouraged the students, who had been painting, to move to stone. I have a huge collection of Shona pieces in rapocco, green and black serpentine, leopard rock, and verdite--some are four feet tall!