"The Cherokee Chief", 18-19"H, nu26, Unique
This nutcracker (15"H without and 19"H with drum opening stand) is a tribute to the history of the USA, and to the Native Indians. It is shaped as an Indian Cherokee chief (Cherokee are one of the indigenous people before 18 century concentrated in southwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Tennessee).
The work is unique, crafted out of the highest quality linden wood - Amur tilia- and is painted with acrylic, decorated with gold paint and burned on wood. The Indian chief has a tomahawk and a rifle in his hands, carved individually and attached into the hands (both can be detached if necessary). There is a drum the Nutcracker "The Cherokee Chief" stands on. It is made out of wood and decorated with symbols of this tribe.