Anonymous (Russian Folk Art)|
Collection of 29 Sculptures KITAYSKAYA MELOCH' ("Chinese Small Items", Bibelots Chinois, Chinoiseries)
Sergiev Posad, c. 1860's-1870's or earlier
From the collection of Nathalie Ehrenbourg-Mannati.
Medium: Carved and painted wood
Size: approximately 2" (5 cm) high
Exhibited: Paris, 1960 with other items from this collection at "L'ART POPULAIRE RUSSE DU XIXeme SIECLE" (see items 158-186).
Catalogue number on the bottom of each item. CS.
"Art populaire russe: les Koustari du XIX siecle" in June 1968 issue of the magazine Jardin des Arts (see p. 19).
More information about this important collection see under N. Erenburg's name.
About Kitayskaya meloch' see the book by Tseretelli Russkaya Krestianskaya Igrushka (page 141), etc., and other sources.
Very Rare. These works of art would adorn any museum or private collection.
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Item ID: Mis00011
Russia Russian Imperial Traditional Peasant Peasants Folk Art Wood Wooden Design Traditions Culture Toy Toys Children China Chinese Showcase Porcelain Figures