Antique pair sculptures

Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures
Antique pair sculptures

Paired sculptures "Emperor and Empress on horseback"China, early 20th century.The unique sculptures are made of bone and completely handmade. The sculptures are assembled from individual bone fragments with elements of engraving using the scrimshaw technique.Scrimshaw is a type of bone carving that includes engraving and coloring of the design. Appeared as a direction in the XVIII century on fishing and whaling ships in the United States. Initially, whale bone, shark and sperm whale teeth, and walrus tusks served as the main material for creating scrimshows.