Gzhel Gallery of Animal Figures
"Гжельские фигурки животных"
Produced in Gzhel workshops and factories from 1970's to 1990's.
Everything here authentic.
Carousel Horse Box (Карусельная лошадь). Stately horse sits a round box. Gzhel and "Hand Made in Russia" mark. Circa late 1990's. 4¼" tall, 3" diameter. 1 only.
Eeyore. Painted and signed by the artist: "Moreva". 5" tall. 1 only, as shown.
Eeyore is the old gray thistle-eating stuffed donkey who is friends with Winnie-the-Pooh. In the Russian animated version, the bear is Vinni Pukh. Eeyore is sometimes...
House Mouse (Домашняя мышка). Stylishly posed in a kimono with nicely pained details. Late 1990's Gzhel backstamp, 5½". 1 only, as shown.
Originally a formal garment in Japan, the kimono is also used as a robe. (A house mouse is self-explanatory.)
Rooster (Петух). An elaborately painted rooster with the full signature of the artist. Gzhel circa 1999. 4" in height.
Tiger Cub (Тигренок). Nicely painted with expressive eyes. Made in the late 1990's. Gzhel backstamp. 3½". 1 only, as shown.