""Barclay de Tolly", 16.5"H, nu4, Russian Wooden Nutcracker
This work is crafted by hand: carved out of linden wood log and painted with acrylic. The base - a round opening container - is decorated with military life scenes of 19th century Russia. 13.5"H without and 16.5"H with base.
Workshop "Nightingale", Moscow, Russia. Barcklay de Tolly (1761-1818) was one of the prominent military commanders who fought bravely against Napoleonic troops. MInister of War of Imperial Russia.