Baboon Urn

$ 5,610.56

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This magnificent urn was created by Thabo Mbhele who has sculpted a troop of baboons that are alarmed by a writhing crocodile below. Mandla has captured the intricate details of the baboons’ facial expressions. Amongst the imminent danger, Mandla has also added a sense of calm with the pale green and white baobab flowers that add vigour and life to this incredible piece.

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Artist(s)

    • George Manyathela
    • George Manyathela

      George Manyathela was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in 1963, and trained at Mzilikazi Craft Centre. In 1986 after finishing his training, he began mass-producing pottery items. From there he moved to Harare, where he worked at Simba Pottery and latter at Terracotta Pots. He came to South ... read more

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    • Thabo Mbhele
    • Thabo Mbhele

      Thabo was born in 1984 in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Educated until Grade 5, he travelled to South Africa and found work building houses in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Thabo heard about Ardmore Ceramic Art while visiting his cousin, Bennet Zondo, who is a leading sculptor at the ... read more

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    • Mandla-Enkosi Ngwenya
    • Mandla-Enkosi Ngwenya

      Mandla-Enkosi was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in 1982. He studied at the Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre and graduated in 2002. Before he came to Ardmore, Mandla worked at Nivek Ceramics and Into-Art in Johannesburg. He joined Ardmore in June 2012, having been introduced to Fée ... read more

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Additional information

Weight 7.2 kg
Dimensions 40 × 35 × 48 cm