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 with high relief detail. Both arms, buckets and the shawl have been cut away from the main piece of wood. Detailed painting on both sides. 4¾" in height. Made in Russia about 25 years ago. In excellent condition. 1 only.