1980s Soviet metal pin of Emelya the Simpleton (Емеля-дурак), or At the Pike's Behest (По щучьему веленью), a popular fairy tale (Сказки) in the Eastern Slavic world. The Soviet version of the tale was collected by Alexander Afanasyev, the Russian counterpart to the Brothers Grimm, who published nearly 600 Russian fairy and folk tales, one of the largest collections of folklore in the world.
The protagonist Emelya is depicted as a good-looking but foolish and lazy man who despised working. He loves spending his days sitting on the clay stove in the kitchen without helping, until one day his brothers and wives decided to leave him alone...
More about the story of Emelya HERE
2.1 x 2.3 cm