It measures 13" high and 3" in diameter. Have you seen the surprise, yet? IT COMES APART like a Matryoshka Doll revealing a space inside large enough to hide a nice bottle of vodka, wine, or a gift, or stock certificates, or...?
This unique bottle holder also like a Nesting Doll wearing in the traditional Russian clothes - sarafan (women's dress) and blouse richly decorated with embroidered patterns, headscarves on the heads which always were a real work of art and it was shown by artist.
In work the artists used tempera with egg emulsion and fine polecat brushes.
Very rich and bright paints including gold ("patal") are used. All the drawings of this item are made by the real artist so delicate and subtle, that as a whole the doll is just breathtaking! Everything is shining and sparkling.
Egg-tempera paint is the primary medium used to paint the composition on this doll. The palette is full of colors that are bright and vibrant. All aspects of the scene are intricately detailed with fine lines created with precise brushwork. Gold and aluminum paints are also used to add even more detail. There is a great sense of balance and linear flow in these compositions