Ukama Parent with 3 Children - Loving Family - Shona, Zimbabwe.
Ukama Parent with 3 Children - Loving Family - Shona, Zimbabwe.
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Ukama Parent with 3 Children - Loving Family - Shona, Zimbabwe.

$295.00
The Shona stone sculpture of Zimbabwe is prized in art museums & galleries worldwide. Among these works of art are the Ukama, or "Loving Family" sculptures which depict mothers and their children, whole families, and couples embraced in love & dancing with joy. Relationships are an important part of Shona culture and these sculptures signify the bonds between peoplein a family. The bodies and arms are joined to symbolize the strength & longevity of these relationships. Just as a mother will take care of her young, it is also the responsibilty of the children to care for their parents & grandparents in the later years of their lives.

Height: 16 " x Width: 6" and Depth: 5".

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