"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 twelve unique nutcrackers (all of them are historic characters - Emperors, Czars, Dukes, Statesmen, Marshals) created and designed by two Russian artists and Alkota. The original idea os of Mr. Abdullah Zaman, avid collector of nutcrackers.
The better picture will be available shortly.
Grab a chance and buy it when it is in the air. Only one at a time!