This classic frogs on bridge sculpture has been carved from a piece of legal mammoth ivory tusk. Notice the inherent cracks that have been amalgamated by the Master Carver, giving the beautiful sculpture a versatile look. See the different frogs that dot the entire sculpture. These frogs look a different with horns close to the eyes. Some of them are holding the string with lucky coins in their mouth. The details on the lucky coins is amazing. The Master Carver has managed to carve the solid ivory in three dimensional. See the twists in the string, rough textured skin and the clawed feet. Intrinsically carved, the mix of the myth and nature is evident. Look at the fine detailing and etching on each frog that has been carved on the frogs on bridge sculpture.
Etched frogs on bridge
See how the inherent cracks and fissures in ivory have been adapted well into the sculpture. These imperfections are an authentication that the mammoth ivory is genuine and real. Don’t miss the lotus leaves that seem to cover half of the sculpture on the top. See the lotus buds at the bottom while the lotus stems intertwine from the back. Look at the large leaves on which the frogs are sitting while the intermingling vegetation is clearly visible.
On the other end of the sculpture, two frogs on bridge hold strings at each end with two coins between them. Look at the facial expressions, the two holes aptly carved and the beady eyes peeping from beneath the heavy brows. Don’t miss noticing the shells, waves at the edge of the sculpture’s bottom. This beautiful and intricately carved sculpture of frogs on bridge is carved exquisitely and stands upon a wooden stand. See the beautiful and matching designs on the wooden stand which complements the milky white of the mammoth ivory sculpture of the frogs on bridge.
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