"Russian Cavalry Guard", 15"H, nu60, Authentic Unique Wooden Nutcracker
This nutcracker is unique creation of two artists: a carver and the painter decorator. It is crafted by hand: carved out linden wood and painted with tempera and acrylic. It is decorated by implementing burning on wood technique, where a part of the military uniform is finely burned through magnifying glass as well as with gold paint. The technique is very complicated and time consuming so just literally few Russian artists use it on wooden handcraft. This work is called after Russian Infantry Guard who died in tens of thousands to protect Russian land against Napoleon invasion of 1812. Workshop "Tabo", Sergiyev Posad, Russia. This is one of a 2019 series unique nutcrackers (all of them are historic characters - Emperors, Czars Dukes, Statesmen, Marshals) designed and created by Russian artists and Alkota. Since the process of carving and decorating is time consuming and we craft them one at a time you can order a piece of your preferance and we will make it for you first and then continue makiing other ones. It will take up to two months to get your order delivered to you.