Russian Winter Horse Troika Nesting Set Wood Hand Painted Doll 7" TallTroika is the traditional Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses harnessed abreast. It has become a symbol of Russia and is widely employed in folkloric scenes, movies (such as Doctor Zhivago), paintings and literature. It first appeared in the 18th century and was mainly used for postal services, for transporting passengers (mainly for long distances) and later in festivities such as weddings. The Russian troika is known for its high speed (up to 50 kilometers an hour) and was often compared to a flying bird. This set was hand made and hand painted in Sergeev, Russia. This gorgeous 5 pieces matryoshka set is hand painted. Each doll in the set shows a different picture. The set has a glossy lacquered finish and is signed by the artist. This hand made, hand painted nesting doll will bring a beatiful touch of Russian art to your decor.
Features of Russian Winter Horse Troika Nesting Set Wood Hand Painted Doll 7" Tall Russian traditional Troika horses wooden nesting doll, hand carved and hand painted by Russian artist. Signed. Size: 7