Grandfather Frost with Snowmen and Toys (Дед Мороз с снеговиками и игрушками). A richly painted and decorated Grandfather Frost with detailed painted and woodburned scenes. An unusual feature of this set is that the dolls open from the base. Painting, pyrography and unusual lathed shapes. 8" down to 1½" in height. Limited run.
The archetype of Santa Claus, Jack Frost and Grandfather Frost is the Master of Cold, Winter and Frost. Generally an old man with a flowing white beard, a staff signifying that he is the ruler, and a warm overcoat and boots. In Russia, the homeland of Grandfather Frost is Arkhangelsk.