Rhino Spirit Man (Shona sculpture by Sampson Kuvenguhwa)

Sampson Kuvenguhwa, a renowned sculptor known for his Mapiti style, has created a stunning Shona sculpture of a Rhino Man using the witch doctor or Nganga as the base. The sculpture, made from black serpentine, is a testament to Kuvenguhwa's incredible talent and attention to detail.

As with many of his other Shona sculptures, Kuvenguhwa has captured the essence of Zimbabwean culture in this piece. The Rhino Man is an important figure in traditional Shona culture, and the Nganga or witch doctor is a respected spiritual leader in many African societies.

The black serpentine used to create this sculpture is particularly striking, adding depth and texture to the piece. Kuvenguhwa's use of the material highlights the natural beauty of the stone and adds to the overall impact of the sculpture.

If you appreciate the beauty of Shona sculptures, then you'll love Kuvenguhwa's work. His pieces are truly unique, capturing the spirit and culture of Zimbabwe in a way that is both authentic and artistic.

So why not add a piece of African art to your collection? Invest in a Sampson Kuvenguhwa Shona sculpture today and experience the beauty and culture of Zimbabwe in your own ""Home"".

Rhin man

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

 Influence of  Witch-doctor-Sangomas-Ngangas on the sculptures of Sam.

A rendition of a Medicine Man.  Stands about 70cm high.  Sculpted by Sampson Kuvenguhwa - Sam Kuve