"Alexander Nevskiy", 15"H, nu58, Russian Unique Wooden Nutcracker
This wooden nutcracker is unique creation of two artists: the carver and the painter. it is carved out of linden wood log (Amour species, Siberia) and painted with tempera, and gouache. It is decorated with burning on wood technique, used only (because of time consuming arduous process) by literally few artists.
This work is dedicated to Alexander Nevskiy (1221-1263), commonly regarded as a key military figure of medieval Rus who rose to legendary status over his military victories over German and Swedish invaders. Workshop "Tabo", Sergiyev Posad, Russia.15"H, with drum - 18"H.
This is one of a 2019 series unique nutcrackers (all of them are historic characters - Emperors, Czars Dukes, Statesmen, Marshals) designed and created by Russian artists and Alkota. Since the process of carving and decorating is time consuming and we craft them one at a time you can order a piece of your preferance and we will make it for you first and then continue makiing other ones. It will take up to two months to get your order delivered to you.