Brilliant colors with odd(ish) themes, painted by artist Nicholas Kalmakoff (1873-1955). Russian born, he later moved to Paris and painted there. A leading light of the Visionary Movement.

"Celestial Fanfare." Undated.
“Celestial Fanfare.” Undated. ln the public domain. via https://www.colourlovers.com/group/Artist_Palette_Challenge/conversations/20872/APC_460_Nicholas_Kalmakoff
"Three Black Women." 1912.
“Three Black Women.” 1912. In the public domain. via http://www.all-art.org/art_20th_century/kalmakoff1.html
"She Rides a Peacock." Undated.
“She Rides a Peacock.” Undated. In the public domain. via http://www.all-art.org/art_20th_century/kalmakoff1.html
"Fighting Birds." Undated.
“Fighting Birds.” Undated. In the public domain. via http://www.all-art.org/art_20th_century/kalmakoff1.html

Porcelain made by the Leningrad Lomonosov State Porcelain Factory, Leningrad. All of these in Sarah colors, as bright as they come.

Bottle form vase after a design by  Mikhail Mokh, of bottle form, painted with young Soviet pioneers carrying a flag, playing volleyball, and swimming, with the neck decorated with tents. 1930. Unmarked but inscribed in Russian and dated "Mokh. M. / 1930 / III" under the base.
Bottle form vase after a design by Mikhail Mokh, painted with young Soviet pioneers carrying a flag, playing volleyball, and swimming, with the neck decorated with tents. 1930. Porcelain with a gilt top rim. Unmarked but inscribed in Russian and dated “Mokh. M. / 1930 / III” under the base. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-soviet-porcelain-vase-by-the-state-6174714-details.aspx
Plate with cobalt ground decorated with four cartouches depicting traditional folk scene with gilt foliage and central figure. 1925.
Plate with cobalt ground decorated with four cartouches depicting traditional folk scene with gilt foliage and central figure. 1925. Porcelain and gilt. After a design by Alexandra Shekatikhina-Pototskaya. Green imperial cypher of Nicholas II dated 1895. Blue factory mark dated 1925. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/russian-works-of-art-faberge-icons/folktales-a-soviet-porcelain-plate-state-porcelain
Kumys pot, presumably part of a commission ordered by the government of 
the Soviet Union, for the Mongolian People’s Republic, 1939.
Kumys pot, presumably part of a commission ordered by the government of 
the Soviet Union, for the Mongolian People’s Republic, 1939. Porcelain. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/articles/the-rarest-of-soviet-porcelain
Bulbous style vase in a Suprematist design
Bulbous style vase in a Suprematist design, painted with red rectangles within dark blue borders, and blue circles at intervals. ca. 1935-36. After a design by Nikolai Suetin. Apparently unmarked but inscribed with the numeral “24” under base. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-soviet-suprematist-porcelain-vase-by-the-6236606-details.aspx?lid=1&from=relatedlot&intobjectid=6236606

Rooms to get to try to live up to. Watercolors of various rooms in the Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia. 1850-late 1870s. Painted by Russian artist Eduard Gau at the decree of the tsar.

The Peter HallI, from the series Interiors of the Winter Palace.1850's. Russian. Watercolor. Edward Petrovich Gau, artist(1807-1887). via englishrussia.com.
“Peter the Great Memorial Hall/ the Small Throne Room,” from the album “Interiors of the Winter Palace.” 1863. Russian. Watercolor. Eduard Hau, artist (1807-1888). Collection of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-small-throne-room-in-winter-palace.html
Bedroom in the second reserved apartment, from the series Interiors of the Winter Palace.1850's. Russian. Watercolor. Edward Petrovich Gau, artist(1807-1887). via englishrussia.com.
Bedroom in the second reserved apartment of the Winter Palace, bedroom of the future tsar Alexander III from approximately 1852 till 1866 when he married and moved.1874. Russian. Watercolor. Edward Petrovich Gau, artist(1807-1887). In the public domain due to age. via http://winterpalaceresearch.blogspot.com/2016/07/
"The Picket Room" from the series "Interiors of the Winter Palace." 1865.
“The Picket Room” from the series “Interiors of the Winter Palace.” 1865. Russian. Watercolor. Eduard Hau, artist (1807-1888). Collection of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hau._Interiors_of_the_Winter_Palace._The_Picket_Room.jpg

Paintings of Russia at home, inside and out, from before World War II. Sergei Arsenievich Vinogradov, artist (1869-1938). Impressionist school.

"At Konstantin Korovin's Place." Before 1938.
“At Konstantin Korovin’s Place.” Before 1938. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sergey_Vinogradov_-_At_Konstantin_Korovin%27s_Place.jpg
"At the dacha." 1932.
“At the dacha.” 1932. Collection of the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1932_Vinogradov_Auf_der_Datscha_anagoria.JPG
"In a House." Before 1938.
“In a House.” Before 1938. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sergey_Vinogradov_-_In_a_House.jpg
"Summer Day." Before 1938.
“Summer Day.” Before 1938. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sergey_Vinogradov_-_Summer_Day_(1).jpg

Animal match holders/strikers to make your own zoo. All of these from Fabergé. You kept the matches in it and struck them against the sandstone exterior to light your cigarettes.

Rhinoceros. ca. 1890.
Rhinoceros match holder. ca. 1890. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts and cabochon ruby eyes. Julius Rappoport, Saint Petersburg, workmaster for Fabergé. Marked “Faberge” with workmasters mark. Scratched inventory number indistinct. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/objets-dart-vertu/desk-accessories/faberge-rhinoceros-sandstone-silver-match-holder/id-j_1870533/
Elephant match holder. ca. 1890.
Elephant match holder. ca. 1890. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts and cabochon garnet eyes. Julius Rapport, workmaster for Fabergé. Marked throughout. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-gem-set-silver-mounted-and-sandstone-match-holder-5742329-details.aspx
Toad match striker. Before 1896.
Toad match striker. Before 1896. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts. Julius Rappoport, Saint Petersburg, workmaster for Fabergé. Image © Wartski, Ltd. London. Fair use license. via http://www.wartski.com/collection/a-match-striker-by-carl-faberge/
Dolphin match holder. ca. 1890.
Dolphin match holder. ca. 1890. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts. Marked K. Fabergé with the imperial warrant, Moscow. Marked inside the well and on the base. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-silver-mounted-and-sandstone-match-holder-in-5783449-details.aspx

Malachite to put in each room of your home and live in greenery forever. 1830-1850. Russian.

Urns. ca. 1830.
Urns. ca. 1830. Malachite with gilt bronze ormolu. Made to a design by Ivan Ivanovich Galberg (1782-1863). Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/two-russian-malachite-gilt-bronze-urns-designed-galberg/id-f_14005002/
Tazza. ca. 1840.
Large tazza. ca. 1840. Russian.Probably made in Ekaterinburg. After a design by Ivan Ivanovich Galberg. Image © Sotheby’s 2019 Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/zh/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.192.html/2016/collections-volume-one-european-decorative-arts-n09560
Pair of tazza. ca. 1830-1850.
Pair of tazza. ca. 1830-1850. Russian. Malachite veneered tazza with gilt-bronze mounts and black marble plinths. Image © Ralph Gierhards Antiques and Fine Art. Fair use license. via https://gierhards.net/en/a-pair-of-gilt-bronze-mounted-malachite-veneered-tazze/

Boys in and around the water from only a little while ago as time goes. Russian. Nikolay Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky, artist. Living from 1868 to 1945, he studied art at various places, including the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg.

"Evening (The Angler)." 1925.
“Evening (The Angler).” 1925. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.russkije.lv/en/lib/read/nikolay-bogdanov-belsky.html
"Mid-day Fishing." No exact date.
“Mid-day Fishing.” No exact date. In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/mid-day-fishing-nikolay-bogdanov-belsky.html
"Swimming." No exact date.
“Swimming.” No exact date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.wikiart.org/en/nikolay-bogdanov-belsky/swimming