This nutcracker figure is crafted by hand exclusively for Alkota: masterfully carved out of one linden wood log, intricately painted with tempera and acrylic. The subject matter of the uniform is in great detail burned on wood. (Every single black dot is actual burning). 15"H. Unique.
Workshop "Tabo", Sergiyev Posad, Russia. A unique museum quality work! This is one of twelve unique nutcrackers (all of them are historic characters - Emperors, Czars, Dukes, Statesmen, Marshals) created and designed by two Russian artists and Alkota with active help of A.A. Merza, a vivid collector of handcrafted Nutcrcrackers who came up with ideas and presented pictures.
This is the second copy of the carving shape, but unique in decoration: "Napoleon is gowned in different - victorious white with gold - military uniform which the Emperor loved putting on after obtaining victories ove the enemy's armies.