This amazingly carved mammoth ivory mother tiger and cub sculpture has been intricately carved with artistically creativity. Notice the delineated lines, the tiny curves and the beautiful finish. The ferocious look is amazingly crafted, even on such a small sculpture. See how the flared nose and open mouth with the teeth visible adds the majestic look to the tiger. The protective pose of the tiger mother is easily discerned from the way it has been carved. See how the block of pure mammoth ivory has been expertly carved in layers, with each layer completely visible. The clean lines, delicate etchings and beautifully portrayed animal emotions have been aptly sculpted by the Master Carver.
Wildlife portrayal of Mother Tiger and Cub
See the tree trunk behind the mother tiger and cub. Look at the delicate bark which has been aptly portrayed in a material as delicate yet solid mammoth ivory. See the back of the mammoth ivory chunk. The rough mammoth ivory tusk is clearly visible. The Master Carver has smoothened out the inherent roughness of broken tusk material to give it a beautiful look and luster. Notice the tiny details on the tiger cub. The petite form coupled with intricate details ensures that both the mother tiger and cub are brought to life in the sculpture. See the curving tail of the tiger as it curls down the slope of the rock.
The well-delineated trees with leaves can be seen with ease. The tiny leaves and branches spread out ad add to the verdant beauty of the natural wild scene. Look at the sculpture where even the cross-hatch pattern inherent of pure mammoth ivory can be seen with ease. It is set upon the wooden stand and is supported with a wooden angle to give the right look the sculpture.
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