Grandfather Frost

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Description

Dedushka Moroz or Grandfather Frost, with his very long beard ,was introduced during the reign of the Czars He drove a horse drawn sleigh called a Troika and brought gifts at Christmas to children. After the revolution, the communists replaced Christmas with a New Year’s Day celebration. Grandfather Frost, accompanied by the Snow Maiden brought gifts to children at public events. Today the tradition of Grandfather Frost continues.

Dimensions 8.5 in
Brand Vaillancourt Folk Art
Country of Origin

Material

Chalkware

Seasons Winter
Issued Price

Year Issued 1988
Quantity Painted

233

Last Recorded Price

$130