Cheetah, Sable and Monkey Bowl

  • Masterwork No. 8

Qiniso Mungwe has hand coiled this magnificent large dish, honouring the great herds of sable antelope that roam in the flood plains of the Zambezi Valley. Around the undulating rim of the bowl, leopards are hunting the antelope, whilst vervet monkeys sit amongst sensuous, flamboyant flowers and observe the drama. Jabu Nene has rhythmically worked over the surface of this dish with her patterns and floral motifs, which add texture to the drama.

    • Qiniso Mungwe
    • Qiniso Mungwe
      - Sculptor

      Qiniso was born in December 1990 at Mpophomeni near Howick, and joined Ardmore in November 2010 as a sculptor. He says: “I like playing with clay, making different designs, especially trays, platters and square bowls. I like to create any animals that fit with the particular ... read more

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    • Jabu Nene
    • Jabu Nene
      - Painter

      Jabu Nene discovered her passion for art while at school. In 1991, when she was 15 years old, she was introduced to the colourful world of Ardmore Ceramic Art and its founder Fée Halsted. Her mentor was the renowned Ardmore painter, Punch Shabalala, who guided her ... read more

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