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Unusual Arts and Crafts

Folk Arts & Crafts can be found throughout Eastern Europe, including Russia, Ukraine, Belorus, Poland, Bulgaria, and Lithuania. This category will, from time to time, have an interesting variety of collectible folk art from both former USSR republics and Eastern bloc nations. We invite you to explore in more detail by clicking on any of the images. Most items unique and subject to prior sale. All items in excellent condition unless noted.

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    Scale Model "ZIL-117" Sedan Limousine

    Scale Model "ZIL-117" Sedan Limousine

    Scale Model ZIL-117 Sedan Limousine. The ZIL-117 Sedan was the official Communist party limousine originally made at the "Zavod Imeni Lihacheva", (Lihachev Industrial Plant). It was produced from 1967-1978 and had classic American styling. Features...

    $40.00 $29.95
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  • Newborn Field Mouse Wood Carving

    Newborn Field Mouse Wood Carving

    Newborn Field Mouse Wood Carving. A bit of nature frozen in time. The talented Russian artist A. Svetlov has carved a newborn field mouse that still has its eyes closed. Painstakingly detailed miniature carving even has a small round bed and straw, as...

    $110.00
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  • Realistic Wood Carving of a Small Brown Toad

    Realistic Wood Carving of a Small Brown Toad

    Realistic Detailed Carving of a Small Brown Toad. A bit of nature frozen in time. The talented Russian woodcarver has carved a small brown toad with painstaking detail. 2" in height, 2¾" in length. Carved in Moscow circa 1995 and signed on the...

    $160.00
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    "Samara" Spice Boat

    "Samara" Souvenir Spice Boat

    "Samara" Spice Boat  (Лодка для специй "Самара"). All-wood souvenir spice set consisting of a Viking ship with three small barrels, one each for salt, pepper and one with small spoon for mustard or horseradish. Hand made and decorated with a White...

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    Large wooden carved spoon, Abramtsevo-Kudrino

    Abramtsevo-Kudrino Spoon

    Abramtsevo-Kudrino Spoon. This extra-large spoon was carved in the last half of the 20th century.  Carved lettering reads: "Сухая ложка рот дерет" ("A dry spoon will scratch your mouth"). This saying comes from ancient times when spoons were made...

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    Vintage Belarus Flax Dolls, set of 5

    Vintage Belarus Flax Dolls, set of 5 50% OFF

    Belarus Flax Dolls. Set of 5 similar dolls that graduate in size. An interesting primitive from Belarus, when in was part of the USSR, circa 1960 or 1970. Entirely hand made using flax, cloth, wood, straw and cardboard. Facial elements are painted. The...

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