It's time for Christmas - a very ornate Santa kneeling on toybag with staff and Christmas tree. Beautiful pose and detail throughout this carving with rich Christmas reds accented with gold and woodburned detail. Woodburning is very time consuming but the effect of added dimension, texture and coloring are striking and can be found everywhere on this piece, from the double sided staff, Santa's boots and coat, the toybag scenes and clock.The Santa measures 14 inches tall with an overall height of staff and tree being 16 inches. This Russian Santa is hand carved from solid linden, also known as either basswood or lime in various parts of the world. Once carved and sanded the Santa is hand painted and finished in extraordinary detail with numerous coats and finally signed by the artist.
Material: linden wood
Approx. Size: 14.5 - 16 inches tall
Hand Carved: solid wood
Large and heavy Russian Santa with two wonderful scenes on the front and back, plus a large decorative toy bag with birds and winter berries artistically painted. A beautiful winter troika scene graces the front with Santa at the reins. And on the back there is a scene of Santa's Christmas Eve delivery with two reindeer pulling his sleigh under a crescent moon. This Russian Santa is artistically painted in numerous coats, intricately detailed, sealed for protection and easy cleaning. Material: linden...
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Such an elegant and large, beautifully finished Russian Santa figure from every angle. A base coat of silver, taupe and charcoal tones are used along with pearl and powder blue with countless accents of turquoise, ruby, gold, sapphire, silver and pearl. He has a matching staff and hat with beautiful blue eyes and gentle expression. The raised, textured detailing on this Santa is beyond words (close up photographs). This Santa carving is also very solid at 21.5 inches in height (staff 22 inches) and weighing...
A Very Festive Christmas - Quite large and dimensional, this festive Christmas Santa is meticulously painted in the traditional, delightful colors of the season. Bright reds, vivid greens and pearly whites are accented with intricate raised metallic blue, gold and green dots. Santa's coat is lined with white accents to give a look of pearls. Green and gold metallic raised accents adorn his coat, staff and small Christmas tree giving this Santa carving a tasteful holiday sparkle. Next to Santa...
Loaded with woodsy winter fun and holiday merriment - 11 children, 11 birds, 2 squirrels, a dog and a cat. A remarkable, intricately carved Russian Santa Claus. A rich blue background entwines with water color painted winter scenes showing children playing and enjoying nature.. From the back the coat is full of bright and gay white and blue patterns showing Russian children at their best. The Santa holds a large bag of toys and a branch-like wooden staff in heavily...