Vintage wooden Russian Nesting dolls make for a spectacular display!! In Russia these Folk Art dolls are called Matryoshka. Photos simply don't them justice. Each doll is hand-painted and is ornately decorated with raised gilt decoration. The front of each (on the belly area has the depiction of a Fairytale scene. Enclosed in the smallest doll is a beautiful Russian Enamel Egg Pendant. It has a heavy gold-tone setting and a rhinestone cross at the front and measures 1 1/4" L X 3/4" wide X 1/2" deep.
The five nesting dolls are carved of wood and measuring as follows from smallest to largest - 1 3/4" H X 1" W, 2 1/2" H X 1 1/2" W, 4 3/4" H X 2 1/2" W, 6 1/4" H X 7 1/2" W. This set estate found set is in beautiful condition and brought back from the USSR in the mid 1980s.
A stunning set that displays beautifully and a gorgeous pendant to wear!