"Pavel I", 17”H, s335, Russian Genuine Unique Wooden Collectible Santa
A beautifully carved Russian Santa from solid linden displaying craftsmanship at its finest. In the front, Santa's snow-white coat and majestic hat are exquisitely detailed on an intricately dusty apricot and silver background of leaves and olive wintry flowers. The colors of the coat change whimsically when you turn the Santa around. A striking sight meets your eyes - bold orange, beige, green and gold colors interweave in a complicated and rich pattern.
The Santa holds an ornate staff in one hand, and a Christmas tree on the other. His face is chiseled to perfection, radiating kindness and good will. Signed by the renowned artist, Natalia Rasskazova, this piece is unique in its imposing stature, the complexity and balance of the work, and the fine hand carving.
Unique. The full approximate size: 17.5"H x 7"W x 6"D.
Solid linden wood,around 24 months to dry the log. Up till four months of carving and decorating.Unique.
He is named after Pavel 1, Russian Czar, (1796-1801), (the son of Katherine the Great), who was not extended the full credit in history for his actions and achievements during the years of being Russian Czar.
New price : $1,785.00(49% off)