"The community leader (chief) is leading a trail of people in music and dance - the Shona people celebrate a good harvest with this custom."
The movement of the piece shows the happy vibes.
Even though most up-and-coming sculptors live in urban areas, they retain strong links with family in their kumusha, or rural homeland, where traditions such as this remain very strong.
Tonderai has established a reputation for astonishingly delicate and intricate work that is also satisfyingly clean and simple. This lovely piece combines great technical skill with fluid, uncluttered lines. More photos are available on request).