AGNIYA. Creations by the genius!
Works by the Russian poet and writer Alexander Pushkin are known all over the world. Many generations of children grew up with the fairy tales by this genius, and adult artists quite often draw the inspiration from his books. The Agniya's dress displays the heroes of Pushkin's works. After acquaintance with this Russian nesting doll you will definitely want to get acquainted closer with the works of the Great Russian poet.
Russian nesting doll "Fairy tale". Wood, Tempera, burning out, lacquer. The author: G. L. Unique plots from the motives of the Russian fairy tale by A.S.Pushkin. Height of the first doll is 27 cm, height of the last doll is 1.5 cm
In the nineties of XIX-th century A.Mamontova has brought to the Moscow toy workshop "Children's education" from Japan a figure of the good-natured bald old man - the wise man Fukurum. It was made as the small figures nested one in another.
In due time the Russian nesting dolls turned Sergiev Posad into the «toy capital». It happened before the revolution, but even today the skilled craftsmen can please us with the skillfully made toys. The known factory of toys produces the classical Zagorsk Russian nesting dolls, besides, there are a lot of the masters working in the city.
Birch is the even white-trunked light tree giving the transparent shade, decorating at any season any rural view, enjoys special love in Russia. Since old years the birch was the image of Russia. The simple and touching beauty of the birch imparts it the high esthetic value.