A fantastic Shona sculpture of a hippo head. This piece has been hand carved from Serpentine stone. The high polished finish is accomplished by sanding the stone all the way up to 2000 grade sandpaper. This takes hours of patience but the effect is delightful. This sculpture is extremely tactile with a wonderful polished finish it is quite delightful. A wonderful sculpture for any Hippo collector.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS : Many of our sculptures originate from small and sometimes rural sculptor communities in around the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare. This particular piece originated from a small community based in the suburb known as Tengenenge the home and origins of Shona sculpture. It is our vision to see these traditional communities to continue to thrive.
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