Polar Bear Santa Nesting Doll G. DeBrekht - TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK
"Polar Bear Santa"
No art form is as synonymous with Russia as the traditional "Matreshka" or "nested doll". Even though this popular artistic expression is now made in no fewer than 16 countries, it is generally agreed that the finest Matreshka in the world are made in Russia, and G.DeBrekht Artistic Studios is recognized as the foremost maker of this famous examples of traditional folk art.
The Matreshka had its origins in the villages of Russia many generations ago, when grandfathers carved the oval, oblong doll from a single block of wood, then carefully
made each smaller doll from the core of the larger doll.
Sizes of the five dolls are 6 1/2", 4 3/4", 3 1/2", 2 1/2" and 1 3/4" tall.