Kiev Galya & Levko,
Kiev Kozak Kobza figurine,
Ukrainian Marissa water jug,
Fsapanibka Ukrainian SSR boy,
Other piece not identified
A majority of these porcelain pieces have the manufacturing mark of the the Kiev Experimental Ceramic Factory. Family beliefs the pieces were made and purchased in the Ukraine during the sixties. Individual pieces are selling online for $50 to $100 each, plus shipping charges of $25 or more per item.
We are selling all 7 pieces for $100.
FYI - Odarka,a dramatic and colorful porcelain figurine by Cossack villainess from Zaporozhez Across the Danube River, the 19th C Ukrainian comic opera.
4" x 3 5/8" x 9 3/8" high. Incredible detail from her clothing down to a water jug parked on top of a fence post behind her.
The opera by Semen Gulak-Artemovskiy dates to 1864 and relates the story of a poor but clever fellow's life dealing with a complaining wife and Turkish overlords