DED MOROZVintage Authentic Russian Folk New Year Toy The item presented is a figurine of a Russian folk New Year personage “ Ded Moroz ” (" Grandfather Frost "). The figurine was manufactured from papier-mâché and hand-painted by the workers of one of the so-called “artel” which were cooperative small businesses which appeared in pre-October Russia and existed in small and rare amount up to 1960-s. This exact “artel” was called “Children’s Toy” and was located in Rostov-na-Donu as judging from a paper label which you can see inside the figurine. Manufactured in the USSR probably in 1950-s (the year is not indicated) Approx. size – 5 * 12 in . Condition – used, good/satisfactory. Good luck! P.S. I gladly combine the shipping rates. Please, contact me for the info on combined shipping. To see more of the items I suggest, please, visit my bookshop . Please, note that we have a new payment address!