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  • Silver Hoof Lacquer Box [Palekh]

    Silver Hoof Lacquer Box [Palekh]

    Silver Hoof Lacquer Box. Small oval box by Palekh artist Marina Anatolievna Maksakova (1947-). Papier-mache, egg tempera paints, metallic powders, lacquer. Signed by the artist and painted in 1996. With paper insert in English indicating that it was part...

    $240.00
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  • St. Basil's Cathedral Lacquer Box

    St. Basil's Cathedral Lacquer Box

    St. Basil's Cathedral (Собор Василия Блаженного) Lacquer Box. Small oval box by Fedoskino artist Galina Tugarinova. Papier-mache, oils, metallic powders, lacquer. Signed by the artist and dated 1993. Comes with original "Russian Collection" promo insert...

    $150.00
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  • Vintage 1947 Mstera Lacquer Box

    Vintage 1947 Mstera Lacquer Box

    Ornament (Орнамент). A beautifully stylized colorful floral box made around 1945-1947 in Mstera. Signed by the artist "Onasenko" (Онасенко) and "Made in the Soviet Union", an indicator that it was an export box, written in script in gold on the back...

    $150.00
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  • Firebird and Kasli Logo Candle Holder

    Firebird and Kasli Logo Candle Holder

    Candle Holder with Firebird and Kasli Logo. Cast iron (aka Dutch soot). Matte black color. "Kasli" and "1997" marked on the inside of the base. 11½" in height, weighs 3#, 2oz (almost 1½kg). 1 only, as shown. Nicely detailed lost-wax...

    $45.00
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  • Bouquet Mstera Lacquer Box

    Bouquet Mstera Lacquer Box

    Bouquet (Букет). A tiny treasure chest of a box from the village of Mstera. Multicolored flowers and green leaves on a turquoise blue background. Intricate gold ornamentation on the top of the box surrounding the bouquet and gold flourishes on each of...

    $40.00
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  • Ornament (Оргнамент)

    Ornament Lacquer Box Kholui

    Ornament (Оргнамент). A delightful and complex pinwheel is painted in gold, silver, umber and red on this papier-mache box using egg tempera and metallic paints, and clear lacquer. Signed by the artist "Chirkina" and titled "Ornament". Made in USSR...

    $80.00
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    Sleeping Princess Mstera Lacquer Box

    Sleeping Princess Mstera Lacquer Box

    The Sleeping Princess (Спящая Царевна). An elegant painted box by M. Lebedeva using egg tempera paints, lacquer, papier-mache and metallic paints. The free-hand borders, one surrounding the cover painting and the other around the perimeter, are very...

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  • Children in the Basket Tver Figure

    Children in the Basket Tver Figure

    Children in a Basket. A completely handmade old-fashioned Russian toy figure. Five freckle-faced kids with different hair color are squeezed into a basket. Might be loosely based on the children's story "Neznaika". Very unusual in our experience...

    $24.00
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  • Murzik Cat in the Basket

    Murzik Cat in the Basket

    Murzik (Мурзик). Cat in a Basket from Tver. A completely handmade old-fashioned Russian toy with bobblehead action. Paint, woodburning and a clear coat of lacquer. Made in Russia in the 1990's. A few left. 3¼".   

    $14.00
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  • Giant Head Box [Tver]

    Ruslan and Ludmila Giant Head Box

    The Giant Slumbering Head. The disembodied giant head belongs to the brother of the wizard "Chernomor" from the Tale of Ruslan and Ludmila. The sword which lies underneath the head is off to the side. Helmet removes to reveal a box. Made in Tver when it...

    $18.00
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  • Zakopane Thread Dispenser

    Zakopane Thread Dispenser

    Zakopane Thread Dispenser. Delicately painted matryoshka theme dispenser comes apart to hold the thread and has a tiny hole in the back from which the thread emerges. The Polish town of Zakopane is situated in the extreme south of the country at...

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  • Dubovichyok (Дубовичек) Oak Mushroom Elf

    Dubovichyok (Дубовичек) Oak Mushroom Elf

    Dubovichyok (Дубовичек) Oak Mushroom Elf. The Dubovik is part of Russian folk culture and is sometimes known as "Old Man Dubovichyok". He is based on the stocky mushroom of the same name. Details include acorns, a bird, eggs and a nest. Polychrome...

    $14.00
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  • Leschy Лещий) Goblin Bobblehead

    Leschy Лещий) Goblin Bobblehead

    Leschy (Лещий) Goblin Bobblehead. The Leshy (aka Leschi) is part of Russian folk culture and is a type of goblin or grandfatherly forest spirit and is a guardian of the woods. He can assume any likeness and change in size and height. Here he is...

    $18.00
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    Vintage Clown Stacker Toy

    Vintage Clown Stacker Toy

    Vintage Stacker Toy Clown. Unusual to say the least! A "developmental" toy made in Semenov, USSR, sometime in the 1980's. Label is missing but doll could have been made in the Naro-Fominsk factory of wooden toys (Наро-Фоминская фабрика деревянных...

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  • Tver Mushroom Coin Bank

    Tver Mushroom Coin Bank

    Mushroom Coin Bank (Грибной банк). A Russian peasant in a bright red shirt rests underneath a mushroom cap atop of which sit two ladybugs. The top removes to access coins. Made in Tver circa 2000. Hand painted. 3½" in height. 1 only

    $24.00
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  • Santa Matryoshka Nesting Doll

    Santa Matryoshka Nesting Doll

    Santa Claus (Дед Мороз) Matryoshka Nesting Doll. Cute set with blue gift bags, Christmas trees and ornaments. Painted, woodburnt, gold enhancements. Semenov, Russia. 5 nest, 3¾" to 1".  The archetype of Santa Claus, Jack Frost and...

    $29.95
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  • Grandfather Frost with Painted Nativity

    Grandfather Frost with Painted Nativity

    Grandfather Frost with Painted Nativity Scene (Дед Мороз со сцены Рождество Христово). The Holy Family gathers around the newborn Child laying in the manger and wrapped in swaddling clothes. Country shepherds also gather with one of their flock - a small...

    $149.00
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  • Santa on a Polar Bear

    Santa on a Polar Bear

    Santa on a Polar Bear (Санта на белом медведе). This beautiful painted wood carving will delight you when added to your Christmas display. And as an added surprise, remove Santa and reveal a small enclosure. Hand carved and painted in Russia. The piece...

    $229.00
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  • Grandfather Frost Santa on a Polar Bear

    Grandfather Frost Santa on a Polar Bear

    Grandfather Frost in Winter with Santa on a Polar Bear (Дед Мороз зимой с Санта Клаусом на белом медведе). A winter wonderland of a scene! A regal Grandfather Frost in silver, white and blue displays his Western analogue riding a polar bear. Something...

    $169.00
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  • Woodland Grandfather Frost with Nativity Painting

    Woodland Grandfather Frost with Nativity Painting

    Woodland Grandfather Frost with Nativity Painting (Лесной Дед Мороз с изображением Рождества Христова). This Grandfather Frost is a citizen of the forest and uses a crooked tree limb as a staff. He is painted in natural earth tone colors such as burnt...

    $395.00
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