Genuine Russian Dolls
ALL DOLLS SOLD!
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||Having worked in Moscow for 6 months in the past I purchased
some genuine Russian dolls (matrioshka or nesting). These are not Polish or
Chinese imitations, they are the genuine article. Beware of
sites selling Russian 'style' dolls, they are worthless, poor
quality and not Russian!
Sergei Pasad on the outskirts of Moscow these dolls are of the
highest quality of their type made from lime wood.
Russian Doll Type 1
||With lots of the attractive wood unpainted this set of 5
has been decorated by burning the wood and painting other parts in
gold and white.
All these Russian Dolls will sit straight on the ground (I
test all dolls) and the top and bottom parts sit together
Russian Doll Type 2
The ruler in the background is 15cm
|A ten part Russian Doll, this is beautifully and intricately
decorated to the highest standards. This set of dolls is a work of
No Polish, Chinese or other imitation will ever match the
art quality of this set of Russian Dolls.
Base of doll showing place of manufacture, artist
signature and date
|This is the base of the largest Russian Matrioshka nesting
doll. It is signed with the artists name, the place of manufacture
and painting and the date.
Click the picture to enlarge it.
The complete set of ten showing high workmanship on
|Each of these Russian Dolls in the set of ten is decorated in the
traditional way to exceedingly high standards of workmanship. This
a work of art, no doubt about it.
Each doll has a separate
design from the others which further increases their value. The
scenes are from traditional Russian myths and legends, each is a
unique hand painted work of art.
Doll Type 3
||A complete family set with father, mother, two youngsters and
a baby. Unusual and well painted.
Note that each doll is different from the others making each a
Doll Type 4
||The simple, traditional set of Russian Dolls owned by many
Russian families. Ideal as a small but unusual gift.
None of these Russian Dolls are toys, they are ornaments, and like all ornaments they should be kept
away from children. Contact me on the email address below to order or
for more information. Postage and packaging is £2.00 on all Russian Dolls by
first class post.
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