Semenovo doll

A Russian doll with bright flower painting pattern.

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"Aleksandra", Russian Nesting Doll, n08, 7.5"

"Aleksandra", 7.5", art. Pinin.

Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra. It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. She was from Germany and had the birth name Alix, but was renamed Alexandra upon joining the Russian Church.

 
SKU: n08
Retail Price: $49.00

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"Akulina", Russian Nesting Doll, n13, 4"

This is probably the most famous style of Russian nesting dolls called "Semenovo", after the founder of the factory and designer of the doll flower pattern Mr. Semenov. Akulina is a Russian traditional name derivative of Roman Latin "Aquila", meaning eagle. Art. L. Senina.

 

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"Anastasiya", Russian Nesting Doll, n94, 3.8"

"Anastasiya", 3.8". This set represents the most famous and known by its bright red and yellow flower colors nesting doll style - Semenovo doll.