Nutcrackers are classic German decorative items for winter and Christmas time. This imposing white-bearded king is a very special specimen. He wears, as befits a king, a black and gold crown, a gold scepter, and a red parade uniform with gold buttons. Of course, the decorative nutcracker has a movable lever, but this has only a decorative function. After all, a king doesn't need to crack nuts. Decorative nutcracker, "king" model. Hand painted , it is made of wood with a base for good stability.