"Alexei Arakcheyev", 8"H, rp30b, Russian Wooden Musical Doll, Unique
This work is crafted by hand and only once: made out of linden wood and painted with tempera. It is decorated with authentic gold paint and 182 semiprecious stones masterfully inlaid in the wood structure:
Pearl- 28, Cat's Eye-20, Pyrite-23, Carnelian-9, Amethyst-11, Quartz-11, Coral-39, Aventurine-14, Agate-14, Garnet-6, Tourmaline-11. Workshop "N.P", Moscow.
It is called after "Alexei Arakcheyev, one of the Russian most distinguished and prominent military commanders of the nineteenth century.