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Easter Egg Folk Art

Our popular Easter egg (пасхальные яйца) folk art department has many uncommon Russian painted wooden Easter eggs for the collector with many dating back to the early 1990s. All are one-of-a-kind - once they are sold, we remove them from the page. 

  • Santa and Friends Nested Egg

    Santa and Friends Nested Egg

    Santa with Snowmaiden and Snowman. Early nested egg with a turquoise Santa with bushy eyebrows, a staff and a red gift bag on which is written: "Подарок" (Gift). Interesting color choice for the Snowmaiden (peach) with long blonde braids and a nicely...

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    Three Sisters Nested Eggs

    Three Sisters Nested Egg

    Three Sisters Nested Egg. Nested eggs are generally uncommon, which sets this one apart both in degree of painting and subject matter. An anonymous Russian artist uses the whole color palette. The first doll has a cartouche at the top showing churches in...

    $49.95 $34.95
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    Girl with Teapot Easter Egg

    Girl with Teapot Easter Egg

    Girl with Teapot (Девушка с чайником). Colorful blond-haired girl with bright red cheeks displays a Russian teapot in a gesture of hospitality. She wears a dark blue shawl that is fully painted with an abundance of spring flowers. The work is realistic...

    $34.95 $22.00
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  • Bluebird Maiden Easter Egg

    Bluebird Maiden Easter Egg

    Bluebird Egg Maiden (Синяя птица)  Detailed bluebird and blue floral enhancements on a milky-white background. Nicely polished. Initial of the artist and date of 1991 on the bottom of the egg. Made in Moscow. 2¼". 1 only, as pictured.

    $18.95 $14.95
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  • Bluebird Maiden Easter Egg

    Bluebird Maiden Easter Egg

    Bluebird Egg Maiden (Синяя птица)  Detailed bluebird and blue floral enhancements on a milky-white background. Nicely polished. Signature of the artist and date of 1991 on the bottom of the egg. Made in Moscow. 2½". 1 only, as pictured.

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  • Bluebird Maiden Easter Egg

    Bluebird Maiden Easter Egg

    Bluebird Egg Maiden (Синяя птица)  Detailed bluebird and blue floral enhancements on a milky-white background. Nicely polished. Initial of the artist and date of 1991 on the bottom of the egg. Made in Moscow. 2¾". 1 only, as pictured.

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  • Boyar Couple Easter Eggs

    Boyar Couple Easter Eggs

    Boyar Couple (Боярская пара) Easter Eggs. Very unique and elaborately detailed. The boyars of medieval Russia were members of the old aristocracy and wore the richest and most decorative clothing. Even the Tsar's everyday dress didn't all that much...

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    Dedushka Easter Egg

    Dedushka Easter Egg

    Dedushka (Дедушка). Comical painting in the mul'tiki (cartoon) style. A pensive grandfather strokes his long white beard. Fully painted on wood in 1991 by the Moscow artist Andrey Zadorkin. Note: a few bumps at the bottom of the egg that don't detract...

    $49.95 $34.95
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  • Sunflower Easter Egg

    Sunflower Easter Egg

    Sunflower Egg (Подсолнечное яйцо). A dramatic freckle-face sunflower highlights this unusual folk painting. Additionally, two churches and a village in a river valley painted on the back of this fully pained egg. Initials of the artist, Moscow, 1993. 5"...

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    Little Girl with Rooster Easter Egg

    Little Girl with Rooster Easter Egg

    Little Girl with Rooster (Девочка с петушком). Brightly painted little girl with rosy cheeks cradles a cockerel in her arms, which seems almost too big for her to handle. Signed by artist, dated 1990. Made in Moscow. 2¾". 1 only.

    $28.00 $22.00
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    Russian "Ovo" Art "The Merchant's Wife at Tea" Kustodiev

    Russian "Ovo" Art "The Merchant's Wife at Tea" Kustodiev

    Russian "Ovo" Art (Элегантная Живопись на Яйцо). A miniature painting on a wooden egg titled "The Merchant's Wife at Tea", which, in turn, is an original Art Nouveau painting by the Russian artist Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927). Ovo comes from the Old...

    $150.00 $89.00
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  • Russian Spinning Lesson Easter Egg

    Russian Spinning Lesson Easter Egg

    Russian Spinning Lesson Easter Egg. An wooden Easter egg with motifs of traditional Russian spinning. An older woman in Russian folk costume sits spinning thread using a prialka. A young girl in a simple colorful peasant costume watches her enraptured...

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  • Ukrainian Courtship Easter Egg

    Ukrainian Couple Courtship Easter Egg

    Ukrainian Couple Courtship Easter Egg. A young man wears a Ukrainian Fedora and carries a long carved smoking pipe. She has strings of beads around her neck and a festive red apron called a "zapaska" around her linen shirt and skirt. She is barefoot, he...

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    Comical Grandparents Easter Eggs

    Comical Grandparents Easter Eggs

    Peasant Couple "Крестьянская пара". Flower picking babushka and balalaika playing dedushka smile contently. A rewarding comical painting in the mul'tiki (cartoon) style. Fully painted on wood in 1991 by the Moscow artist Andrey Zadorkin. Each is...

    $45.00 $29.95
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    Comical Couple Easter Eggs

    Comical Grandparents Easter Eggs

    Peasant Couple "Крестьянская пара". Comical painting in the mul'tiki (cartoon) style. Babushka and dedushka with the daughter and a little mouse. Rewarding style and fully painted on wood in 1991 by the Moscow artist Andrey Zadorkin. Each is 3½"...

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    Easter Egg Babushka Knitting (Бабушка вяжет носок) front view

    Babushka Knitting Easter Egg

    Babushka Knitting (Бабушка вяжет носок). Kindly grandmother knits a brightly colored sock. Signed by artist, dated 1990. Made in Moscow. 2½". 1 only.

    $28.00 $22.00
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    Easter Egg Girl with Cockerel (Девушка с Петушком) front view

    Girl with Cockerel Easter Egg

    Girl with Cockerel (Девушка с Петушком). An elegant girl dressed in a silver with aquamarine veil with a dancing bright red-combed cockerel. The rooster contrasts nicely with the background which is  mostly left natural wood color and lacquered. An...

    $24.00 $18.95
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    Easter Egg Winter Maiden (Зимняя девочка) front view

    Winter Maiden Easter Egg

    Winter Maiden (Зимняя девочка). Maiden in red scarf with winter snow slowly giving way to spring. Signed by artist, dated 1991. Made in Moscow. 2½". 1 only, as shown.

    $22.00 $14.95
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    Easter Egg Young Bayanist (Молодой баянист) front view

    Young Bayanist Easter Egg

    Young Bayanist (Молодой баянист). A blue-eyed freckle-faced young boy wearing a cap with a visor plays the bayan, a Russian accordion. Unsigned, circa 1990. Made in Moscow. 2¾". 1 only.

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    Gorbachev "Friendship and Peace" Easter Egg front view

    Gorbachev "Friendship and Peace" Easter Egg

    Gorbachev "Friendship and Peace" Easter Egg. Gorbachev is clasping hands in friendship with painted USA-USSR flags next to him. A red ribbon reads "Перестройка" (Perestroika), i.e. "Reform". This is an uncommon and short-lived Russian production from the...

    $30.00 $19.95
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