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Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

The first significant piece of lacquer work in Russia was created between 1720 and 1722: a lacquer cabinet in the Dutch style was constructed in the palace of Monplaisir in St.Petersburg, and was ordered by Russian tsar Peter the Great. Peter the Great, who radically re-orientated his country in almost every aspect and bringing up the art to the European standards at that time. Russian lacquer work reached its highest point in the 19th century with the exquisite creations of the Lukutin workshops whose founder Peter Ivanovich Korobov replicated the forms and decorative style of German Stobwasser's lacquer work in Braunschweig and who founded his own company near Moscow in 1795. Soon German themes were replaced by motifs treasured to Russian culture. An amazing diversity of lacquer techniques was developed in the manufacture, which achieved virtuoso effects by painted imitations of tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, malachite, birch bark and other materials, besides decorative techniques such as carving and inlay.

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Alice in Wonderland - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
$ 950.00
Artist: Elena Muravyova Size: 6.5 inches   This is set of nesting dolls is very special. It's truly one of a kind and made for my store by the artist Elena Muravyova from Siberia. ..
Firebird (Zhar-Ptitsa) fairytale - Russian Babuska
$ 695.00
Name: Firebird (Zhar-Ptitsa) Number of dolls: 5 Artist: Fedotova School: Simbirsk Size: 6.5’’   If you give even a cursory glance at this Russian Babuska set, you’ll immediatel..
Ivan Tsarevich, the Firebird and the Grey Wolf - Matroushka Dolls
$ 695.00
Number of dolls: 5 Artist: Gavrilenko Andrey School: Obramtsevo (Lubok style) Size: 6''   These exclusive Matroushka Dolls were painted by famous Russian artist Gavrilenko Andre..
Russian Fairytales - Baba Yaga, Koschey Bessmertny - Matroushka Dolls
$ 695.00
Number of dolls: 5 Artist: Andrey and Zhanna Gavrilenko  School: Obramtsevo (Vasnetsov and Lubok style)  Size: 6''   These exclusive Matroushka Doll..
The Angels - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
$ 345.00
Name: Angels Number of dolls: 5 Artist: Sukhovey O. School: Simbirsk Size: 6.5''   This tender and touching Russian Matryoshka Nesting Dolls set fills your heart with love and..
Virgin Mary with Angels - Religious Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
$ 375.00
Number of dolls: 5 Artist: E. Sidorova School: Size: 7.5’’ This museum quality set of Matryoshka nesting dolls evokes the viewer’s admiration with the design, color palette and the delic..
Winter Entertainments  - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
$ 350.00
Name: Winter Entertainments Number of dolls: 5 Artist: Obukhova School: Simbirsk Size: 6''   This set of Russian Matryoshka Nesting Dolls features one of the most beautiful an..
Angels Golden locks Matryoshka Dolls
$ 295.00
Angels Matryoshka Dolls
$ 295.00
Easter Nesting Matryoshka Dolls
$ 385.00
Nativity Matryoshka Set
$ 295.00