Hunting Scene (Shona sculpture by Sampson Kuvenguhwa)

Hunting has always been an integral part of Zimbabwean culture, and Sam Kuve (Sampson Kuvenguhwa), a gifted artist renowned for his unique Mapiti style, has captured its significance in a stunning Shona sculpture. The sculpture portrays a hunting scene, evoking a sense of tradition and reverence for the natural world. Sam's exceptional talent and attention to detail are evident in the sculpture, which captures the essence of the Shona culture and the importance of hunting in Zimbabwe. This sculpture is a beautiful tribute to the profound connection between man and nature and reflects the rich 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 history of Zimbabwean hunting culture.

Hunting scene

Black Serpentine Stone. Click here to learn about the stones used in Zimbabwe by sculptors.

The value of Hunting in Shona culture

Carved by Sampson Kuvenguhwa - Sam Kuve.  Stands about 85cm high.