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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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    Red Riding Hood Matryoshka

    Red Riding Hood Matryoshka

    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...

    $75.00 $65.00
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    "Kolobok" Khotkovo Art Doll  by Malysheva

    "Kolobok" Khotkovo Art Doll

    The Little Round Bun, aka Kolobok (Колобок). This well-known story-driven doll unfolds with the central picture on the first doll of the grandparents and Kolobok emerging from the oven. The most important animal in the story is the fox who is painted on...

    $325.00 $225.00
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    Nutcracker Matryoshka

    Nutcracker Matryoshka

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

    $65.00 $49.95
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    Kolobok (Little Round Bun) Matryoshka Doll

    Kolobok (Little Round Bun) Matryoshka Doll

    Puppy and Friends (Щенок, Козлик и Колобок). Another of our fully hand painted set of dolls. Each little critter painting is inspired by Russian children's book illustrations. An adorable brown puppy with a red collar carries a bouquet of daisies in...

    $65.00 $49.95
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  • Bunny, Squirrel and Mouse Matryoshka Doll

    Bunny, Squirrel and Mouse Matryoshka Doll

    Bunny and Friends (Кролик, Белка и Мышь). This fully hand painted set is definitely cute as a button! Each little critter is inspired by a Russian children's book illustration. The bunny is in a snow covered forest wearing charming red mittens. The...

    $65.00
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    First Russian Matryoshka Doll

    First Russian Matryoshka Doll

    First Russian Matryoshka Doll (Первая Русская Матрешка)ю An affectionate facsimile of the very first Russian matryoshka doll (see information below). Wood burnt and painted in a wide range of colors with enhancements. 8 nest. 6" down to 1". Made in...

    $125.00 $110.00
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