This solid mammoth ivory sculpture of playful elephants has been carved in details with natural criss-cross pattern emerging as natural elephant skin.
Look at the finely chiseled curved trunk, legs, and the mouth.
With bright eyes and animated elephants that look ready to smile, the playfulness is evident in the body movements.
Look at the details on the trunk, eyes, while the wrinkled skin of the elephant has been wonderfully crafted.
The master artist has been able to capture the friendliness of animals well and portrays that in the sculpture.
Mammoth ivory tusk laid buried deep under the tundra permafrost and that is why the mammoth ivory sculpture may have pigmentations and discoloration.
The organic tusk has imbibed the minerals within the soil leading to a dark brown exterior and beige ivory with cream.
The beautiful and unique sculpture carved through the tusk and each layer unfolds another layer of lustrous ivory, used to carve details of the verdant tropical trees and vines.
The beautiful sculpture has been mounted on custom carved teakwood base that not only holds the hollow tusk but adds to the beauty of the sculpture.
Look at the natural richness of the teakwood and how it accentuates the beauty of rich, genuine mammoth ivory tusk.
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Measurements of the Piece Including Wooden Base:
Height:5 ,Width: 5 Length: 3 Inch / 12.7 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm
Measurements of Ivory only:
Height: 4.5 , Width:3.75, Length:1.675 Inch / 11.5 X 9.5 x 4 Cm
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Height: 12.7, Width:12.7 , Length: 7.6 Cm