Gzhel Style - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
available exclusively at Russian Treasure store.
Model - [M5GzhSimb]
Name: Gzhel Style
Number of dolls: 5
The Matryoshka Nesting Dolls set consisted of five dolls was painted by famous artists especially for Russian Treasure shop. Each Matryoshka Nesting Doll is an exclusive author's masterpiece. Matryoshka Nesting Dolls are hand painted so you can always be sure that your masterpiece of Russian fine art will never be exactly like anyone else's.
These souvenirs from Russia, Matryoshka Nesting Doll are painted in the Gzhel style. Gzhel village, located nearby Moscow, is well-known all around the world for its artists that make amazing Russian folk ceramics. Gzhel is the first page in the history of Russian ornamented folk art.
These wonderful Matryoshka Nesting Dolls are ornamented with floral tracery in combination with the typical for this style color scheme consisting of blue and white tones, which produces very nice, unordinary, airy impression on everyone who sees it. On these Matryoshka Nesting Dolls you can also see firebirds (one or two per item) – traditional element for Gzhel ornaments. Firebirds symbolize sun energy of life, also they are known as the birds of family happiness. Though blue and white tones are dominant ones, we can also notice aureate, sand-colored and peachy tinctures. They were used to give an effect of freshness and richness to the image of girls depicted on Matryoshka Nesting Dolls. What is more peculiar of the Matryoshka Nesting Dolls is how in details the artist has drawn the eyes of Matryoshka Nesting Dolls – deep soft glance, long curly eyelashes… And how marvelous the clothing of Matryoshka Nesting Dolls is! Just look at the airy sky-blue sarafan and light golden shift ornamented with tiny flowers! And what about real Russian flowered apron with its gorgeous kokoshnik?! The artist did his best to keep the features and basic patterns characteristic of the famous Gzhel ornaments painted in the eighteenth century.
All these Matryoshka Nesting Dolls are associated with Russian winter with its frosts, because ornament, painted on Matryoshka Nesting Dolls reminds us of fairy winter window patterns.
This set of Matryoshka Nesting Dolls will make sweet addition to any Gzhel style collection. These Matryoshka Nesting Dolls can also be a gorgeous decoration for your sweet home.