DED MOROZ Vintage Authentic Russian Folk New Year Toy

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 13, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House


Vintage 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.

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