VERDITE HAND CARVED HIPPO - AUTHENTIC AFRICAN TRIBAL ART - SIGNED. For your consideration - authentic hand carved african tribal arts figurine of resting hippo, incised by artist.
The figurine made out of verdite and has beauty of natural organic material with the touch of an artist hand. Deep opaque green with the semi-translucent vein run, stone carved in the figure of happily and peaceful resting hippo.
On the side of a piece near the very bottom is a signature in capitals letters incised by artist S. The carving giving a character to the animal, and seems to be could provide an idea, that it is a future mother hippo waiting for her time of motherhood.The stone verdite is associated with the fertility by the native people in Africa in the region where the stone is found. To read more about the verdite, please, visit, if interested: gemselect.
Cute eyelashes, quite careful and peaceful pose in the rest, graceful hippo head turn, and great deal of proportions and anatomy for the hippo body - nice stone carving work. Appropriate cleansing and polishing for a stone is preferred if necessary. Overall figurine on the longest and widest parts - 6" x 4 1/4". Please, let me know if you have any question considering the items.The item "VERDITE HAND CARVED HIPPO AUTHENTIC AFRICAN TRIBAL ART SIGNED" is in sale since Saturday, June 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "bzvolt777" and is located in Altamonte Springs, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua.