"Marshal Zhukov", 15"H, nu59, Russian Unique Wooden Nutcracker
This nutcracker is unique creation of two artists: a carver and the painter decorator. It is crafted by had out linden wood and painted with tempera, gouache and acrylic. It is decorated with burning on wood technique, where a part of the military uniform is burned through magnifying glass. The technique is very complicated and time consuming so just literally a few Russian artists masterfully implement it on wooden handcraft. This work is called after Marshal Zhukov, one of the most prominent military commanders during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). Workshop "Tabo", Sergiyev Posad, Russia.
This is one of a 2019 series unique nutcrackers (all of them are historic characters - Emperors, Czars Dukes, Statesmen, Marshals) designed and created by Russian artists and Alkota. Since the process of carving and decorating is time consuming and we craft them one at a time you can order a piece of your preferance and we will make it for you first and then continue makiing other ones. It will take up to two months to get your order delivered to you.