Large Exclusive Quality 10 Piece Matryoshka Doll.
This unique nesting doll harkens back to traditional Russian life from 100 years ago. The nesting doll style itself is a traditional style; the main nesting doll features a young man with a flute. He is surrounded by beautiful young Russian girls who joined the summer party. The girls are performing a traditionla Russian "khorovod" (circle) dance. The Russian girls are dressed in bright sarafan clothes and "kokoshnik" and the painting provides a glimpse of reality of the Russian countryside from a century ago.
This exclusive quality set was hand painted in the best Russian tradition and it stands about 10" tall. It features exceptional quality and traditional paiting; the dolls feature a vibrant combination of warm summer colors blended with shimmering paints (symbolizing sunshine). The unique scenes and colors make this babushka doll a very special one-of-a-kind masterpiece. The gorgeous flower blooms on the back are outlined with embellished and raised golden trim. Patterns and design elements vary due to the fact that all dolls are hand painted. Quantities are very limited.
This doll is hand signed by the artist. The nesting doll is sold with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Materials: lime wood, water based paint, oil paint, lacquer.
The largest nesting doll is about 10"H