Chukchi Yakut Matryoshka (Чукотская Якутская Матрешка). An elegant hand painted set of Yakut maidens enhanced with the beasts and fowl of Siberia. Beautifully detailed, finely finished with a silken smooth lacquer, and signed by the artist on the bottom of the first doll. Circa 1990, probably from Moscow. 5¼" down to tiny.