This awe-inspiring carving of chickens done in mammoth ivory is a masterpiece sculpted by the Master Carver. Look at the fine detailing, the expert craftsmanship and the clarity of the scene captured perfectly by the artist. Notice the exquisite detailing on the wings of the rooster and the hen. Each individual feather can be seen with ease while the comb and wattle of the rooster has been hand painted red with considerable care. Notice the indentations and the natural, real-time look on the beak, wattle and comb while the same care has been taken to carve the hen. See how the Master Carver has managed to give the pair of chicken natural surroundings.
Carving of chickens in mammoth ivory
See the way the chickens are pecking away at the ground that is the wooden stand platform, has been used effectively. The base has been etched such that it looks like soil and ground, with the color matching it properly. Look how the complete ground has been etched as if the claws of the rooster walking all over it have done the markings. Decorated with tiny sprays of flowers and leaves intricately carved from mammoth ivory, the rustic scene is complete. Look at the tiny details on the floral settings on the wood, each petal, leaf and flower is carved to perfection completely.
It is important to understand the expertise and skills of the Master Carver that has been able to delineate a beautiful rooster and hen in full-beauty along with the tiny chicks with such perfection. Notice the curve of the beak, the plumes of tail feathers, the slight turn of the neck and the small chicks in different actions all carved with equal painstaking detail. As the wooden stand has been custom incorporated into the scene, it not just lends stability but becomes a base for the complete sculpture of chickens.
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