"Petr Perviy",12"H, nu10a, Russian Unique Wooden Rare Collectible Nutcracker
This work is unique and of exceptional museum quality! Rare indeed!
It is crafted by hand: carved out of linden wood and painted with tempera and gouache. It is decorated with authentic gold leaf and 162 semiprecious stones: Garnet-16, Amethyst-23, Ruby-20, Tiger's Eye-4, Pyrite-22, Agate-11, Quartz-43, Tourmaline-19, Pearl-4.
It is the last -the Eighth- Nutcracker from the first group carved and decorated by the artists. All of them have been gowned in separate specific robe and individually painted in different colors. Design and color selection by Alkota.