Matryoshka Babushka with wonderful eyes!
This is a Matryoshka, often called a babushka or Russian doll.
The original doll was created by the artist Sergei Maljutin in 1890. He was inspired by a group of Japanese wooden dolls depicting the seven gods of luck in Japanese mythology. The first doll consisted of eight dolls. In 1900 it was exhibited at the World Exhibition in Paris and received a prize in the category of toys. Very nice condition!
Dimensions: Largest doll 18 cm, smallest doll 5.5 cm
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