Borovik", uc1, 18"H, Russian Wooden Carving, Unique
This figurine is completely crafted by hand: carved out of linden wood log and painted with acrylic. It is masterfully decorated with scenes from nature. The mushroom represents a famous character from Russian fairy tale "Morozko" called "Lesovichok-Borovichyok". That hero always pops out of the forest ground every moment someone needs help or advise. Unique, no repetition. 18"H x 11"W x 8"D. "Russian word "Borovik" stands for a gourmet sort of the forest mushroom. Workshop "Rasska", Moscow, Russia. The linden wood log was drying for around five years before the artist carved a mushroom out of it. A very elaborate and fine quality but a time consuming and exhausting work!