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Carved Christmas Ornaments

Most of these were made 20-40 years ago in small batches in and around Sergiev Posad, St. Petersburg or Moscow.

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    Kikin Small Cat Ornament

    Curled Cat Kikin Studio Ornament

    Curled Cat Studio KIKIN Ornament. Cats that curl up do it for several important reasons. First, to conserve heat. Second, to protect their bellies and, finally and most importantly, to look cute. A cat that is curled up is a very comfortable cat. An...

    $59.95 $49.95
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    Snowman Christmas Ornament

    Snowman Christmas Ornament

    Russian Snowman Ornament (Русский снеговик). A festive snowman with a carrot nose and a rich purple overcoat decorated with silver enhancements. Hand carved and painted in Russia. 4½" in height.

    $16.00 $12.95
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    Maiden in Green Dress Ornament

    Maiden in Green Dress Ornament

    A blonde-haired and blue-eyed Russian maiden in green with a red shawl and white fur hat. One hand is neatly tucked behind the shawl. Hand painted with a high-gloss lacquer finish. Made in Zagorsk, Russia, circa 1991. 4"x 1½". One only.  

    $20.00 $14.95
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    Maiden with Buckets carved ornament

    Maiden with Buckets Ornament

    Maiden with Buckets (Молодая девушка с ведрами). In many cultures, including Russian, going to the well is synonymous with gossip, i.e, finding out information, as well as a necessity of getting water for the home. Hand carved and painted wooden ornament...

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    Blue Kerchief Maiden Hand Made Ornament

    A Russian maiden dressed in a colorful sarafan and a blue kerchief. Her hands are folded in front of her. Hand painted with a high-gloss lacquer finish. Initialed by the artist on the bottom of the ornament. Made in Russia, circa 1999. 4½"x1". One...

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    Three Sisters Hand Made Ornament Set

    A colorful one-of-a-kind set of three graduated painted wooden ornaments. The largest has a painting of a Russian Orthodox church with a golden cupola. Brightly painted with flowers and nicely detailed. Made in Zagorsk, Russia, circa 1991. Tallest is...

    $45.00 $24.95
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  • Border Guard Ornament

    Border Guard Ornament

    Comical Military Ornament. Original and unusual carved and painted ornament of a clownish Soviet WWII border guard. Dressed in a green uniform with decorations, a clown nose and black boots. Painted details include the belt buckle and belt, epaulets and...

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    Comical Bayanist Ornament

    Comical Bayanist Ornament

    Comical Bayanist Ornament. Original and unusual carved and painted ornament of a clownish accordion player. Dressed in dark red tunic with yellow decorations, blonde hair, clown nose and lapti (bast shoes). Fully hand made and painted in Russia circa...

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    Comical Dancer Ornament

    Comical Dancer Ornament

    Comical Dancer Ornament. Original and unusual carved and painted ornament of a daffy dancer. Dressed in black tunic with white decorations, blonde hair, clown nose and lapti (bast shoes). Fully hand made and painted in Russia circa 2000. Clear gloss...

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    Elderly Skomorokh with Balalaika Hand Made Ornament

    Elderly Skomorokh with Balalaika Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted elderly Skomorokh (Скоморох). A Skomorokh was a prominent musician and entertainer of Muscovy and Kievan Rus' from the 10th-17th centuries. Dressed in blue tunic, striped pants and sandals with leather straps and playing a...

    $29.95 $18.95
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    Medieval Boyar Guard Hand Made Ornament

    Medieval Boyar Guard Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted Russian medieval guard with sword and black robe over a red cloak. Hand painted with a high-gloss lacquer finish. Made in Sergiev-Posad, Russia, circa 1994. 5" in height. 1 only, as shown.

    $34.95 $24.95
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    Medieval Russian Warrior Hand Made Ornament

    Medieval Russian Warrior Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted Russian medieval warrior with sword and lance. He wears a floral tunic and leather-strapped footwear. Hand painted with a high-gloss lacquer finish. Signed by the artist. Made in Sergiev-Posad, Russia, circa 1994. 5" in height...

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    Orthodox Nun with Icon Hand Made Ornament

    Orthodox Nun with Icon Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted Russian Orthodox nun holding a miniature icon (icon not painted). A gold cross is painted on her skufia (headdress). Hand painted with a high-gloss lacquer finish. Made in Sergiev-Posad, Russia, circa 1994. 5" in height. 1...

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    Russian Admiral Hand Made Ornament

    Russian Admiral Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted Russian admiral with a spyglass, green uniform with yellow epaulets, and shiny black boots. Hand painted with a high-gloss lacquer finish. Made in Sergiev-Posad, Russia, circa 1994. 6" in height. 1 only, as shown.

    $44.00 $34.00
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    Skomorokh Hand Made Ornament

    Skomorokh Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted Skomorokh (Скоморох). A Skomorokh was a prominent musician and entertainer of Muscovy and Kievan Rus' from the 10th-17th centuries. Dressed in cap, yellow tunic, striped pants and sandals with leather straps. 1 only, as shown.

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    Skomorokh with Balalaika Hand Made Ornament

    Skomorokh with Balalaika Hand Made Ornament

    A nicely carved and painted Skomorokh (Скоморох). A Skomorokh was a prominent musician and entertainer of Muscovy and Kievan Rus' from the 10th-17th centuries. Dressed in red tunic, striped pants and black boots and playing a balalaika. 1 only, as shown.

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    Set of three hand painted Christmas Bear Ornaments

    Christmas Ornament Set "Three Bears "

    A delightful and comical set of three ornaments depicting three bears with traditional Russian peasant shirts. One carries a tray with a loaf of round bread and a small container of salt, which is the symbol of Russian hospitality. The other two each...

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    "Winged Cherub" Carved Ornament

    Winged Cherub (Крылатый Херувим). A traditional North Russian ornament in the shape of a cherub. Thin wooden petals for the wings are carved using a special method of cutting, then spreading them. The detailed body is carved from Russian pine. Fully hand...

    $12.95 $8.95
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