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Art Dolls ($400+)

Here you will find a few dolls in a variety of styles and subject matter which are above and beyond the ordinary doll. Superb painting, details, lathework, brushwork and lacquering are all exemplified by the selection of dolls in this category. All were handmade in Russia.

  • Russian Orthodox Icons (Русские православные иконы) Matryoshka

    Russian Icons Matryoshka

    Russian Orthodox Icons (Русские православные иконы). A beautiful one-of-a-kind doll painted in Russia in 1994, when the doors and windows of glasnost and perestroika began to open, though long before commercial ennui began to settle in. A beautiful icon...

    $850.00
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  • Bilibin Fairy Tales Illustrations Artistic Matryoshka

    Bilibin Fairy Tales Illustrations Artistic Matryoshka

    The Illustrations of Ivan Bilibin. A beautifully painted 15-piece doll from Russia from the mid-1990's. This superb set was done during the "Golden Age" of Russian dolls, when the doors and windows of glasnost and perestroika began to open, though long...

    $1,100.00
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    Byzantine Russian Orthodox Icons Matryoshka

    Byzantine Russian Orthodox Icons Matryoshka

    Byzantine Russian Orthodox Icons (Русские православные иконы). This doll was painted in Russia in 1993, when the doors and windows of glasnost and perestroika began to open, though long before commercial languor began setting in. All of the paintings are...

    $695.00 $495.00
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  • Tsar Saltan Bilibin Artistic Matryoshka

    The Tale of Tsar Saltan by Ivan Bilibin. A beautifully painted 10-piece doll from Russia from the mid-1990's. This superb set was done during the "Golden Age" of Russian dolls, when the doors and windows of glasnost and perestroika began to open, though...

    $750.00
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    Gzhel Motifs from Khotkovo Artistic Matryoshka Doll

    Tale of The Priest and his Worker Balda (Сказка о попе и о работнике его Балде) was written in verse by Pushkin in 1830. A short summary of the plot, and on which the paintings on the doll is based on, follows. A shiftless priest goes to the...

    $695.00 $495.00
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  • 20 piece set of Russian nesting matryoshka dolls with Borzois on the hunt

    Wolf Hunting with Borzoi Artistic Russian Matryoshka Doll

    Wolf Hunting with Dogs (Охота на волков с собаками). The dogs have pinned the wolf! A knife blade reflects the autumn sun, but only for an instant as it's drawn from its sheath... This simply breathtaking masterpiece of miniature painting...

    $1,400.00
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