They are all painted with tempera and richly decorated with golden leaf. The dolls are covered with 4-6 layers of lacquer. This Matryoshka is painted in luscious, bright colors.It is decorated by large amounts of mosaic gold. This given nesting doll shows the beautiful history of a love story in which the main characters are Ivan Tsarevich and his beloved, and also two heroes of numerous Russian fairy tales the Grey Wolf and the Firebird. A kings apple tree bore golden apples, but every night, one was stolen. Guards reported that the Firebird stole them. The king told his two oldest sons that the one who caught the bird would receive half his kingdom and be his heir.
They drew lots to see who would be first, but both fell asleep; they tried to claim it had not come, but it had stolen an apple. Finally Ivan Tsarevich, the youngest son, asked to try; his father was reluctant because of his youth but consented. Ivan remained awake and caught a tail feather. (Height) The tallest Matryoshka -18cm (7inch). The storybook is also available for purchasing.The item "Matryoshka, Russian Nesting dolls, Babushka" is in sale since Sunday, September 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Type\Nesting". The seller is "spb-souvenirs" and is located in Saint-Petersburg . This item can be shipped worldwide.