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Materials: Soapstone, dye
With its alert eyes, graceful horns and simple dyed coloration, this uniquely styled soapstone vigilant owl sculpture portrays the wisdom and watchfulness of the world's most recognized night bird.
Soapstone, or steatite, is a soft talc-like stone found readily in the western highlands of Kenya. Known as Kisii stone locally due to its concentration in the Kisii District, soapstone underpins cottage industry carving of export-quality statuary and keepsakes.