Bogorodsk Wood Carvings from Russia
Резьба по дереву из Богородска

     Exquisitely carved wooden sculptures, toys and figures come from the ancient settlement of Bogorodskoye (pop. 9000) where master wood carvers handed down their traditions over many generations. The village was formerly known as Медвежий угол (Bear Corner) because of the thick woods surrounding it. Peter the Great played with wooden toy soldiers made here over 300 years ago. Simple and fascinating, the action of a twirling wooden ball on a string makes the bear, the favorite character of the woodcarvers, perform complex actions, such as masterfully juggling colored balls. Some of the toys are activated by a push-button action. These carvings are prized by collectors young and old.

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Classic Carvings

Figural Carving
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Bears
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Vintage Action Toys
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Carved Boxes
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Several Unusual Carvings

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Christmas Carvings


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Christmas
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