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Fairy Tales and Folk Themes

Here you might find some very well made small nesting dolls suitable as gifts for collectors, children of collectors or children. All are on-of-a-kind and finely detailed. All painted - no decal work here! Click on the link below for cats and animal folklore themes.

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    Nutcracker Matryoshka

    Nutcracker Matryoshka

    Nutcracker (Щелкунчик). Nicely detailed painting with characters from the tale. Made in Sergiev Posad and signed by the artist. Each piece is finished with several coats of crystal-clear lacquer. 5 nest, 6½" down to 1½". Limited...

    $75.00 $65.00
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    Red Riding Hood Matryoshka Doll

    Red Riding Hood Matryoshka Doll

    Little Red Riding Hood (Красная Шапочка). The familiar tale of Red is painted on this Russian made matryoshka doll. The first doll shows Red walking through the forest with her basket and the wolf peering out from behind a tree. The second doll shows the...

    $75.00 $65.00
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    The Nutcracker Matryoshka

    The Nutcracker Matryoshka

    Nutcracker (Щелкунчик). Smaller size matryoshka with nicely painted details and characters from the tale. Made in Sergiev Posad and signed by the artist. Each piece is finished with several coats of crystal-clear lacquer. 5 nest, 4" down to 1". 1 left.

    $49.95 $39.95
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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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