This is a beautiful set of handmade Russian Matryshka dolls painted by Tanya Andreva.
Each of the larger four dolls has a different animal, the largest has a bear, then the following doll has a squirrel. The middle sized doll has a cute hedgehog and even the teeny doll is stunningly painted with a pretty daisy and the second smallest has her bunny friend. A 20p is beside her for scale.
She is red, ochre, green and cream with a beautiful lacey head scarf and complete is a wonderful family of five, all made to nest inside the largest.
This doll is completely hand made, even the wood was handturned from lime wood. She has then been painted by a skilled artist The artist has signed the base, a true collectors item.
Measures approximately 5cm X15 cm