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
A very large and majestic bronze toned Russian Santa carving displaying pure grace and a glowing complexion. His coat and regal hat are beautifully detailed in raised filigree in a multitude of colors, gold trimmed leaves and white pearlescent accents set upon wispy bronze and autumn-toned base. The back of Santa's frosted white, fur trimmed coat is painted in red with equally impressive and elegant detailing and iridescent gold highlights that come to life with changing light. He holds an...
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Masterfully stunning wooden Russian Santa composition with an elegant design and perfectly carved and complementary duo of wildlife with the flanking rabbit and deer. These two animals alone are amazing works of art with the rabbit being 8 inches in length and the deer standing 8.5 inches in height from the base. The overall size of this piece makes these wonderful animals appear much smaller. The animals and Santa carving are pegged with precision by dowels and holes in the...