Feeling Warm
Edmore Chijumani

2016

'Butter Jade'

17cm (h)

30cm (w)

7cm (d)

2.5kg

SOLD

This fish is resting contentedly, perhaps enjoying the warmth of the sun through the water.

A lovely little fish in a gorgeous piece of stone. All the colouration in this amazing serpentine stone is entirely natural, enhanced by the application of a coat of clear wax.

'Butter jade' is the local Zimbabwean name for this beautiful and extremely hard variety of stone. The internal structure of fine grains appears layered (usually cream and pale green), but when it is sculpted it behaves much more like flint!

Shona sculpture of a fish by artist Edmore Chijumani from Zimbabwe: Feeling Warm - right side Shona sculpture of a fish by artist Edmore Chijumani from Zimbabwe: Feeling Warm - front left Shona sculpture of a fish by artist Edmore Chijumani from Zimbabwe: Feeling Warm - back right