This polar bear and seal has been carved on a piece of pure mammoth ivory tusk. Look how the Master Carver has carved the bending polar bear on the slightly circular side of the tusk piece and the way the seal pops from amidst the waves. See the froth of the waves at the bottom of the sculpture and see how the Master Carver has delicately carved the seal’s head as it peeps from within the waters.
Detailed Polar Bear and Seal figurine
Carved around the circular curve of the mammoth ivory tusk, the sculptor has managed to use the priceless piece of the mammoth ivory tusk completely to depict the scene from nature. The polar bear is intently looking at the seal. See the open mouth of the polar bear, the huge paws with claws. Each aspect of the large polar bear has been carved in detail, giving an insight into the skill and expertise of the artist. Look at the finely etched fur, the muscles and the physical strength that can be seen with ease. The curve of the polar bear’s body and the stance taken as it tries to hunt the seal is amazingly done.
The huge blocks of ice are melting and the dripping icicles have been finely portrayed, giving the effect of a liquefying mammoth ivory. The subtle finish and the shine radiates from the rich luster of the genuine mammoth ivory. At the back, the raw ivory has been left in its natural state and it has only been sanded to give it the right curves instead of jagged edges. The authentication of the sculpture as a genuine ivory product is authenticated and verified by the custom etched Master Carver’s signature. Notice the curved edges and smoothed layers that have been given a curved edge. Set on a simple yet finely carved rectangular stand, it gives stability to the beautiful polar bear and seal sculpture.
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Mammoth Ivory Carvings of Polar Bear and Seal Item Size
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