This Santa is a one of a kind work and of exclusive museum quality .
It is crafted by hand : carved out of one piece of log (Amur tilia-the highest grade of linden wood), and painted with tempera and gouache. It is decorated with authentic gold leaf and 447 semi precious stones. Those are: Chrysolyte-4, Pear-26, Cat's Eye-82, Mother of pearl-4, Emerald-39, Opal-3, Serdolyte-8, Turquiose-10, Ruby-20, Garnet-13, Amethyst-41, Pyrite-62, mother of pearl beads-44, Onyx-47, Chrizopraz-17, Agate-10, Coral-17.
It is called after Ivan the Fearsome (Terrible). The Czar is gowned into the attire similar to one worn by him during later years of his reign (1547-1584).