Loving Couple
Edward Chiwawa

2015

Serpentine

29cm (h)

42cm (w)

11.5cm (d)

18.5kg

£1,500

"A new couple, they've just met - they are very excited about their new love."

A quintessential example of Chiwawa's work, with the trademark double-ringed eyes, elongated noses and sharply-edged mouths. There is a very pleasing balance and symmetry to this piece, and an appealing theme.

This wonderful red and silvery-grey stone is a rediscovered variety of serpentine stone. Serpentine is an excellent sculpture medium as it has a dense, even internal structure of small grains of rock and very few flaws. All the colouration in the stone is entirely natural.

Shona stone sculpture Loving Couple by Zimbabwean artist Edward Chiwawa Shona stone sculpture Loving Couple by Zimbabwean artist Edward Chiwawa Shona stone sculpture Loving Couple by Zimbabwean artist Edward Chiwawa