"Alexander I", 9.5"H, s22c, Russian Rare Santa, Unique
This Santa is a one of a kind work and of exclusive museum quality .
It is crafted by hand : carved out of one piece of log (Amur tilia-the highest grade of linden wood), and painted with tempera and guache. It is decorated with 301 semi precious stones, masterfully inlaid by the artist in the wood structure of the figurine.
Those stones are:
Coral-53, Pearl - 76, Mother of Pearl-2, Pyrith-55m, Lazurite-3, Cat's Eye-19, Agate-45, Acuamarine-27, Lava-2, Turquiose-9, Emerald-10.
9.5"H x 8"W x 4"D
It is called after Russian Czar Alexander the First, "The Liberator".