This picturesque scene of a rooster family on the bridge has been delicately carved in mammoth ivory. Look at the delicate etchings of feathers on each hen and rooster. See how the Master Carver has been able to sculpt each of the fowl in great detail without missing any details. Look at the tiny feathers on each hen and rooster, the beaks and the other details that stand out easily. The whole scene of the rooster family is sculpted on a piece of mammoth ivory tusk that naturally broke while it lay buried in the Arctic permafrost.
Rooster family on bridge
Look at the tiny foliage in the background and the happy group of chicken pecking on seeds and insects in the grass. See how the wattle and comb of the roosters and hens can be seen clearly. Notice the hen on the right roosting in the coop with three tiny chicks with slightly open wings. Don’t miss the fence posts and the tiny frog sitting beneath the nest. Another chick can be seen trying to walk away, while the hen is looking the other way.
Looking at the fragmented piece of mammoth ivory tusk, look how the splintered raw exterior retains its natural look and luster. The shades of brown are due to the rich organic ivory absorbing the soil minerals over eons. Notice the natural cracks that accentuate the beauty and authenticity of the sculpture. The complete rooster family has been carved on the flat surface of the mammoth ivory tusk. Check the delineated lines and intrinsic curves that lend the sculpture a three dimensional look. The Master Carver has etched into the surface of the ivory, capturing the rooster family in its natural life. It is set upon a hand carved customized wooden stand that lends the sculpture the right look.
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Mammoth Ivory Carvings of Rooster Family Item Size
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