Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 125

458. FANIZANI AKUDA (ZIMBABWE, 1932-2011) STYLIZED FIGURE, green serpentine, signed “Fanizani”. Height 13 ¼ in. Width 7 in. Depth 5 in. Note: Fanizani Akuda, also known as Fanizani Phiri, was a member of the sculptural movement usually called “Shona Sculpture”; an ethnic Chewa, he received no formal training. Initially a quarryman, he eventually took up sculpting as a full time profession. 459. UNUSUAL NEW ENGLAND DOUBLE TOGGLE HEAD WROUGHT IRON HARPOON, 19th century. Length 45 in. 460. NEW ENGLAND TOGGLE HEAD SINGLE WROUGHT IRON HARPOON, 19th century. Length 34 in. 461. DOUBLE FLUKE ARCTIC WROUGHT IRON WHALING HARPOON, 19th century. Length 31 in. 122