"Ivan Dorochov", 15'H, nu52, Unique
This nutcracker figure is crafted by hand exclusively for Alkota: masterfully carved out of one linden wood log, intricately painted with acrylic. The subject matter of the uniform is in great detail burned on wood. (Every single black dot is actual burning). 15"H without, 18-19"H with drum/stand Unique. Workshop "Tabo", Sergiyev Posad, Russia. This is a museum quality work.
Ivan Dorochov was lieutenant general who became famous for his heroic actions during the Patriotic War against Napoleon invasion. This is one of a series of twelve unique nutcrackers (all of them are historic characters - Emperors, Czars, Dukes, Statesmen, Marshals) designed and crafted by hand by the Russian artists and Alkota. The Ideas were generously shared with us by Mr. Abdullah Zaman, avid collector of wooden Nutcrackers carvings.