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. 1 only, as shown.
Tiger Cub (Тигренок). Nicely painted with expressive eyes. Made in the late 1990's. Gzhel backstamp. 3½". 1 only, as shown.