"Barclay de Tolli", 15"H, nu61
This wooden nutcracker is a unique creation of two artists: the carver and the painter. it is crafted completely by hand: 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 in contemporary Russia. This work is dedicated to Prince Barclay de Tolli, general and then field marshal, commonly regarded as one of the Russian prominent military commanders during the war against Napoleon. Workshop "Tabo", Sergiyev Posad, Russia.15"H, with drum - 18"H. The drum box opens up and contains golden nuts.
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 preference and we will make it for you. It will take up to two months to get your order.