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Fortunatar 2010


This porcelain doll is wearing a one of a kind, sterling silver crown and an East Indian wedding saree over her thick, silky and exceptionally long hair. Her face is a new limited edition design inspired by the ancient Kama Sutra paintings. The crown style is influenced by both Russian and Turkish headdresses and although very tall and intricate, it is very light.

Fortu-n-atar is my fictional deity of the trading caravan routes who protects and helps navigate the caravans to safety in the harsh and dangerous environment of the world’s deserts. Although she is very rarely seen, the sound of singing dunes can signal her divine presence and protection.

Sometimes the eerie sound of singing dunes can be accompanied by a distant, shimmering mirage of a beautiful, young woman with copper-colored skin a bright veil standing in the hot sands, which is considered to be a sign of great luck and fortune. Such rare sightings are revered as an extraordinary blessing; however, one must never try to approach the mirage, as this act can bring ill fortune, financial ruin and even death to the traders and travelers who experience it.

Olga Larina. 2010


Porcelain doll in a Limited Edition Sterling silver Bonnet and one of a kind, remodeled Sterling Silver shoes. Wig is magnetic. Bonnet is removable and attaches with a pin and a bow.

This doll is based on a literary character from Eugin Onegin novel by Alexander Pushkin. Eugin Onegin is a brilliant novel in verse, set in the 18th century Russia and Olga is the younger sister of the main protagonist of the story Tatiana Larina, and the more traditional symbol of feminine beauty of the two women.

Unlike her unconventional, dark-haired and slightly Emo sister, Olga is a perfect Romantic heroine, and her perfection makes her almost uninteresting in the eyes of the author to develop her character in great depth. It is after all Tatiana’s story, not Olga’s, but both of the sisters suffer from tragic love and loss in different ways. This is how Pushkin describes Olga. I tried to capture his words in my own language of porcelain.

Of Olga…..

Всегда скромна, всегда послушна,
Всегда как утро весела,
Как жизнь поэта простодушна,
Как поцелуй любви мила;
Глаза, как небо, голубые,
Улыбка, локоны льняные,
Движенья, голос, легкий стан,
Все в Ольге… но любой роман
Возьмите и найдете верно
Ее портрет: он очень мил,
Я прежде сам его любил,
Но надоел он мне безмерно.

Of Olga. Loose translation.

Always modest, always obedient,
Always cheerful as the morning,
Simple as a poet’s life,
And sweet as a kiss of love;
Eyes blue like the sky,
Smile, hair as linen,
Movement, voice, and easy grace,
All in Olga … But take any romance
and find her portrait to be
Very lovely indeed,
I used to be infatuated with it,
But it has bored me immensely.

111 Responses

  1. The Old Maid says:

    Gosh, I love Olga’s face up – beautiful! :)

  2. Jean says:

    What immensely exquisite boredom.

  3. mimmmi says:

    Olga is still avaible? In strychnín gallery page it shows she is sold.

  4. Eiko says:

    Lovely dolls.

    Will you make any costumed male dolls? I would be very interested to see more male dolls from you.

  5. Orangey says:

    I think Eiko and I will become unofficial partners for promoting the male dolls, I am so interested in the males, and would love to see the different faces and styles you can come up with. Costumed males would be really interesting~

  6. MissLK says:

    The story behind Fortunator is so beautiful!

    I love the details on her face and how alive she becomes with the silver crown and saree.

  7. Crystal says:

    I think anyone who wants to bring themselves good luck should get Fortunatar. Sit her at your desk or business and watch the good times roll. She will help navigate the dunes of life that are always shifting!

  8. Здравствуй, Марина!
    Я с горем пополам перевела твой пост об Ольге.
    Просто хочу рассказать, что весной я исполнила партию Ольги в студенческой постановке оперы “Евгений Онегин”.
    Могу сказать, что это очень неоднозначный характер. Режиссер периодически менял мне задачу. То Ольга смеялась над Ленским, то в на другой репетиции режиссер говорит, что она должна быть с ним более строгой, чем насмешливой.
    Загадочный харакрет.

  9. Linda says:

    Happy you made it home safely. Congrats on the show. It looked fabulous and better yet, most dolls sold.Looking forward to seeing what you come up next. You and your work are very special! Keep up the great work!


  10. Emma says:

    Your dolls are beautiful. You are such a talented artist.

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