"Prince Obolenskiy", 12"H, nu2, Russian Wooden Nutcracker, Unique
This nutcracker figurine is of exceptional museum quality and unique, very rare indeed and impossible to find anywhere but only on our site. It is crafted by hand by the talented Russian artist N.Petrova.
It is carved out of the best species of Tilia (linden wood-Amour type) and painted with bright eye catching red acrylic with authentic gold leaf. The body of the Nutcracker is inlaid with 76 semi precious stones such as Jade (19), Carnelian(9), Coral (17), Pearl (10), Tiger's Eye(11), Nephrite(2), Lapis Lazuli(2), Agate(3), Chryzoprase (1), Cat's Eye(2). 12"H
It takes about two to three weeks to make and decorate one.So far four one -of- a kind nutcrackers of this style and shape in different color pattern were crafted.