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.
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).