This beautiful sculpture of Jambhala or Dzambhala sitting on a dragon that has been carved in pure mammoth ivory. Considered the God of Wealth in the Orient traditions, he is considered to the Bodhisattva of Compassion. Look at how intricately the Master Carver has sculpted the whole figurine and ensured that no detail has been left out.
Detailed sculpture of Jambhala
Notice the crown, the mustache and the fierce eyes of jambhala. Look how the Master Carver has etched the flaming eyebrows and the third eye, which signifies higher spiritual growth. Look at the well-etched details which includes the pot belly and well-crafted hands and dress. See the bow that is tied around the waist of the robe.
Don’t miss the dragon head on the side of the left knee of jambhala. Notice how well-crafted the dragon head is as the Master Carver has managed to fill in all the details, including the fangs and large teeth on the sides. Notice the bulging eyes, and the mane that seems to come around from the back. Look at the large and thick feet of the dragon and its nails. Each of them is pointed and sharp.
Don’t miss seeing the beautiful necklace around jambhala ’s neck, with each jewel independently demarcated. See the jeweled armbands, triangle earrings and thick bracelets. Adding to the jeweled accessories. In his hand you can see a large rat, one of his constant companions. Look at the parasol that he is carrying, the Master Carver has managed to give it the apt folds without any flaws. See the straight rod, and how well-defined it is.
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