Hand carved wooden hippo sculpture on a metal stand. Also referred to as Tar Berry wood, this wood is found in Zimbabwe along riverines, dams, swamps or as found wood in fields. The wood has a beautiful dark brown to reddish finish and has become one of the artist's favorites to work with over the years as it is soft and easy to work with.
Approx. 3" W x 9" L x 6" H / 86 x 235 x 154mm Weight: 2 lb (900g)
Common Resin Wood (Ozoroa Reticulata) from Zimbabwe.