Missing You
Tutani Mugavazi

2016

'Butter Jade'

40.5cm (h)

20cm (w)

10cm (d)

11kg

SOLD

"She is deep in thought about somebody; her lover is not there and she's missing them."

Tutani is a new artist for Guruve this year, and we think his work is exceptionally stylish and accomplished.

'Butter jade' is the local Zimbabwean name for this beautiful and extremely hard variety of stone. It is not actually jade, nor a serpentine. 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 stone sculpture Missing You by Zimbabwean artist Tutani Mugavazi - front Shona stone sculpture Missing You by Zimbabwean artist Tutani Mugavazi - close up Shona stone sculpture Missing You by Zimbabwean artist Tutani Mugavazi - front right