This Roly Poly toy hand-painted into a Magical Clown illuminates the differences between a foreign Minstrel which is mainly a musician whose songs are based on present, historical, or fictive events, whilst the Russian Minstrel is more a Russian multi-purpose actor. Russian Minstrels are acting as singer, dancer, musician, magician, and telling jokes, plays as clown, and most of its songs, performance ideas, and jokes are written and authored by the Minstrel itself.
This rich colored hand-painted wooden Roly Poly featuring a Minstrel as Magical Clown is a nice gift not only for babies, and also for Roly Poly collectors.
Skomorokh (Jester) is a perfect gift for children in Russian art style and covered with excellent painting on this wooden toy. Clowns like a Skomorokh or Jester were and are members of many holiday celebrations. The repertoire of a Skomorokh (Jester) is covering joking, singing, dancing, and surely magic tricks, as well as other fun creating actions. Clowns traveled a lot in old times, and in connection with this became reputed people, resourceful, experienced and knowledgeable, forming public opinions via their performances. Our Roly Poly buffoon creates fun for young children and their parents. It attracts children’s attention with its cheerful, kind face, and its colorful dress. Skomorokh (Jester) is gift for children which will surely will bring joy and attention.