"Michael Romanov", Russian Santa, s99a, 20.5", Unique

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"Michael Romanov", Russian Santa, s99a, 20.5", Unique

A beautifully carved Russian Santa from solid linden displaying craftsmanship at its finest.  In the front, Santa's red sparkling with silver coat and majestic hat are exquisitely detailed with a miriad of dot painted dots (speacial technique) on an intricately dusty dark raspberry background of leaves and silver wintry flowers.  The colors of the coat change whimsically when you turn the Santa around.  A striking sight meets your eyes - bold red and dark raspberry colors interweave in a complicated and rich pattern that is nostalgically reminiscent of the old Russian traditions rich in variety of clothing styles, juicy color patterns and precious stones and crystals decoration. The Santa holds two squirrels in his arms who in turn carry the colorful ornated garland of Christmas ornaments.  His face is chiseled to perfection, radiating kindness and good will.  Signed by the renowned artist, Rasskazova, this piece is unique in its imposing stature, the complexity and balance of the work, and the fine hand carving." Unique, this is the first original copy! 20.5"H x 10"W x 11"D.

SKU: s99a
Retail Price: $6,800.00