Large hand painted Russian matryoshka nesting doll set
Lovely large vintage set of wood Russian nesting dolls measures 6 1/4" tall. 5 dolls nest inside each other. Hand signed by the Russian artist Perfect condition.
Russian nesting doll (synonyms - nested doll, stacking doll) or matryoshka as it is sounded in Russian - probably, the most popular Russian national souvenir. The wide fame was won by Russian matryoshka (nesting doll) far abroad. At all large exhibitions, fairs, the festivals held in different counties of the world, amusing cheerful nesting dolls were most fascinating exhibits. Also it seems, that matroyshka nesting doll has come to us from a gray-haired antiquity.