Look at this intricately carved samurai with sword inside the scabbard, crafted in pure mammoth ivory. The Master Carver has managed to sculpt one of the rare figurines of samurai holding the hilt of the sword, as if he is about to draw it out and take action. See how the flow of the action is translated into the drape of the garments. Notice the puffed-up pants, which are usually tied at the ankles, but loose enough to help the samurai free to jump and move quickly. Don’t miss noticing the armored wrists where in the iron hand wrought covering were used to protect the arms of the warrior. See the intricately patterned designs on the robes.
Samurai with Sword
Notice the focused expressions and ferocious look on the face of the samurai. The extremely detailed features of the samurai is visible. See the folds of the skin, deeply carved eyes, eyelids and brows of the Samurai. Look at the frown and the lines on the forehead, giving the individual a matured look. Don’t overlook who well the hat and helmet has been carved. The Master Carver has captured the flow of the garment and the speed at which the Samurai is bent upon drawing the sword.
Look at the flying edges and collar of the robe, which signifies the speed at which the warrior was drawing the sword. Perfectly captured and delineated in mammoth ivory, the samurai with the sword inside has a firm grip on the weapon. See how he holds it with his left hand and draws it out with his right. The crouching position is a position herein he can jump up with the sword to fight and the Master Carver has managed to sculpt a beautiful figurine with utmost detail. Set upon a highly polished wooden stand, the warrior with sword inside is a beautiful collectible.
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