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Descaled Pangolin

Descaled Pangolin

Regular price R202,500.00ZAR
Regular price Sale price R202,500.00ZAR
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    Product description

    Thulani Mntungwa has intentionally stripped his pangolin sculpture’s tail of its scales, suggesting a metaphorical violation. In contrast, painter Relebohile Tjakata has reinstated the pangolin’s scales with a tender artistry, adorning it with intricate patterns that not only restore its aesthetic appeal, but also reclaim its intrinsic worth and value, reminiscent of embellishing a scar with a meticulously crafted tattoo.

    Made by Thulani Mntungwa and painted by Relebohile Tjakata         

    Dimensions: H; 45cm L; 43cm W; 40cm