Santa Claus and the Snowmaiden with birds. The scene on the front has a beautiful little blond haired snowmaiden comforting several winter birds - wonderful detail. Painted in shades of blue and white using a floral pattern and painting technique which is quite rare and time consuming. The artist uses multiple (very thin) layers of paint to create extreme depth, almost like a veil or frost, to soften and give multiple tones. This is all accented by detail of gold and white. Very stunning throughout and Santa has a wonderful face and comforting eyes. This Russian Santa Claus is hand carved from solid linden, also known as either basswood or lime. Once carved and sanded the Santa is meticulously hand painted and finished in extraordinary detail with numerous coats and finally signed or initialed by the artist.
Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 5 inches
Hand carved solid wood
A total of 62 embedded semi precious stones, 42 turqoise and 20 jasper pieces accent this Royal Santa Claus. From his majestic hat and treasured box to his warm and expressive face and eyes, to the perfectly trimmed and toned robe filled with accents of raised gold and the embedded stones to the matching and scenic staff in his hand this Santa carving is an absolute treasure. This Russian Santa Claus made is hand carved from solid linden, also known as...
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Beautiful Russian Santa with scenes of frolicking polars on both the front and back. This hand crafted collectible wooden Santa is carved from solid linden wood, beautifully painted in numerous coats and signed by the Russian artist. Material: linden wood Approx. Size: 6.8 inches tallHand Carved: solid wood
Colorful Santa with detailed, raised accents in gold, green, red and blue. He has a happy face end eyes and carries a toybag in one hand and a staff in the other. This hand crafted collectible wooden Santa is carved from solid linden wood, beautifully painted in numerous coats and signed by the Russian artist. Material: linden wood Approx. Size: 7.3 inches tallHand Carved: solid wood
Beautifully detailed, very solid Russian Santa trimmed in green and gold with frosted brown fur. He carries a walking stick, wears buckskin toned mittens and has a decorative, leather looking satchel on his side trimmed in berries, leaves and snowflakes. So well worn there are even patches on his bag. Striking blue eyes and warm skin tones put the finishing touches on this wonderful piece. This Russian Santa is artistically painted in numerous coats, intricately detailed, sealed for protection and...