Hunter Resting (Shona sculpture by Sampson Kuvenguhwa)

Sam Kuve, a talented artist known for his unique Mapiti style, has captured the essence of the hunting culture in Zimbabwe in a captivating Shona sculpture. The sculpture depicts a hunter resting after his hunt, evoking a sense of tranquility and peace. Sam's exceptional talent and attention to detail are evident in the sculpture, which showcases the natural beauty of the Shona culture and the important role of hunting in Zimbabwe. This sculpture is a tribute to the profound connection between man and nature and reflects the cultural heritage that fuels Sam's artistic expression. Join us on a journey of discovery and inspiration, as we explore the meaning behind Sam's work and the rich history of Zimbabwean hunting culture.

Hunter resting

Black Serpentine Stone.

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Carved by Sampson Kuvenguhwa - Sam Kuve. Stands about 40cm high.

The value of Hunting in Shona culture