Russian, hand carved and painted. Wooden set of 5 nesting Christmas EGG Matryoshka dolls. Height of the biggest doll is 15.3 cm or 6 inches. The first one signed by the artist.
In the culture of the. Ded Moroz plays a role similar to that of. The literal translation of the name would be Grandfather Frost. However, English-speakers traditionally translate his name as Father Frost.
Ded Moroz brings presents to children. However, unlike the clandestine ways of Santa Claus, he often brings them in person, at the celebrations of the. The "in-person" gifts only occur at big organized celebrations, where the gifts can be standardized. The clandestine operations of placing the gifts under the New Year tree still occur while the children are young. Ded Moroz is accompanied by.Or'Snow Maiden', his granddaughter. The traditional appearance of Ded Moroz has a close resemblance to that of Santa Claus, with his red coat, boots and long white beard.
Specifically, Ded Moroz wears a heel-long red. A semi-round fur hat, and white., silver or red with silver ornament. Unlike Santa Claus, he walks with a long magical staff, does not say "Ho, ho, ho, " and drives no. The official residence of Ded Moroz in. Beliefs, but since the 19th century his attributes and legend have been shaped by literary influences. He, together with Snegurochka, were "fleshed out" from a kind of a winter.
Into what he is now. Was influential in this respect, followed by. Only by the end of the 19th century did Ded Moroz win a "competition" between the various mythical figures who were in charge of New Year presents: including Grandfather Nicholas, Santa Claus, Ded Treskun, Morozko and simply Moroz. Called to boycott Christmas trees as a tradition, originating from Germany Russia's enemy during. Christmas trees were banned until 1935 because they were considered to be a "bourgeois and religious prejudice".
The New Year's tree was revived in the. After the famous letter byPavel. Where he asked for New Year trees to be installed in schools, children's homes.Children's clubs, children's theaters and cinema theaters. In subsequent years, an invitation to the. At the Palace of Unions became a matter of honor for. The color of the coat that Ded Moroz wore was changed several times. So as not to be confused with Santa Claus, it was often blue. Ordered Palace of Unions' Ded Morozes to wear only blue coats. During the times of the Soviet Union's. Ded Moroz was officially introduced in many national traditions, despite being alien to them.
Fall of the Soviet Union. There have been efforts to revive local characters. The second doll is the young Snegurochka, or. The Snow Maiden, is a character in. In one story, she is the daughter of Spring and Frost, who yearns for the companionship of mortal humans.
She grows to like a shepherd named Lel, but her heart is unable to know love. Her mother takes pity and gives her this ability, but as soon as she falls in love, her heart warms up and she melts. The story was adapted into.Korsakov's music, also called. And a live-action film in. Retold the story in the picture book The Snow Princess, in which falling in love does not immediately kill the princess, but turns her into a mortal human, who will die. In a different version an old couple make a girl out of snow, who turns into a living being. A group of girls invite her for a walk in the woods, after which they make a small fire and take turns leaping over it; in some variants, this is on. When Snegurochka's turn comes, she starts to jump, but only gets halfway before evaporating into a small cloud.
I also have more Russian dolls from this artist, in my shop. These sets are truly beautiful works of art, finished all round to the highest standard by one of the very best artists in Russia. A must have for Russian lovers and it would make an amazing and unique gift for any Occasion!!
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