A piece of mammoth ivory tusk shows birds in a flowering tree. It has been exquisitely carved to show a detailed sculpture of two birds sitting amidst flowers. The intricate workmanship and tiny details portrayed by the Master Carver is exclusive. See the leaves of the flowers, wherein each petal is different and carved with all details clearly visible. Each curve and cut of the peony-like flowers is beautiful and crafting such a sculpture showcases the skill of the Master Carver. Notice the veins on the leaves, the meandering stems and the delicately carved leaves that intersperse the sculpture so gracefully.
Detailed sculpture of birds in a flowering tree
The densely carved sculpture of birds in a flowering tree has multiple flowers blooming in various stages. See the perched up bird on the top. Its intrinsic plume looks regal and the delicately curving feather on the top is very detailed. It shows time and patience that went while carving the sculpture. Look at the wings of the bird, the skillfully carved beak and the feathers on the wings. The beady black eye is hand painted while the petals of the peony like flowers look so real. Each of the intricately etched flower has multiple petals and are gathered at the bottom.
Carving such an intricate sculpture of birds in a flowering tree is not only difficult, but requires immense skill that only the best artists have. Notice the small bird at the bottom and the way it holds a leaf in its beak. The tail feathers are layered and each of them has been individually carved. Crafted from a single piece of mammoth ivory, look at the thick stem, the intertwined leaves and the three blooming flowers. The complete sculpture of birds in a flowering tree rests on the wooden frame for better stability and elegance.
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Mammoth Ivory Carvings of Bird in Flowering Tree Item Size