"Pavel Nachimov", Russian Unique Collectible Santa, s259, 17"H, LInden
An intricately carved Russian Santa from solid linden displaying craftsmanship at its finest. His gown is painted all around with beautiful and iintricately executed with tempera and gouache winter scenes. His face is chiseled to perfection, radiating kindness and good will. Unique. 13"H x 7"W. Museum quality work. Unique.
Pavel Nakhimov was one of the most distinguished commanders of the Russian Navy (The Crimean War with Turks, 1853-1856) during the siege of Sebastopol.