A wonderful very large vintage Matryoshka Doll from Russia, this doll was actually created to hold a bottle of Russian Vodka, although I have also seen a trend towards using these to hold pencils and paintbrushes.
The doll is made of wood, which has been skillfully carved, and painted to form the character of a Russian soldier, the doll opens in the middle, but as you can see from the photos the wood has split, this could easily be glued, but I will leave this up to the buyer.
A wonderful piece which is the perfect place to hide your vodka or other treasures.
Measures Tall 34.5cm
Diameter at base 10.1cm
There are splits to the wood, in the top section, and 1 split to the base part although this has been repaired.
The exact age of this piece is unknown, but I estimate it to be created in the late 70s or early '80s and should not be confused with modern versions which were mass-produced for the 2000 millennium celebrations.
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