Handcrafted in Russia The first Russian nesting doll (matryoshka) was born in 1890 in the workshop "Children's Education" situated in Abramtsevo estate new Moscow. This charming coned shaped Santa set is hand turned from aged linden wood is decorated with wood burned accents and then meticulously hand painted. Artist signed. Set of three includes two Santas and one Snowman. Largest 6" T x 3 1/4" diameter.