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Portrait Of Countess Sophia Apraksina

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Price: $750.00


Sale Price: $375.00

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Item Number: lb1125








The famous oil on canvas painting entitled “The Portrait of S.P.Apraksina" inspired a talented Fedoskino artist I.Murova to create this Russian lacquered box. The portrait shows countess Sophia Petrovna Apraskina. Noble appearance of the depicted woman, her beauty and charm are accentuated by a gentle combination of pink, white and grey tones against red backdrop and green chair. Very beautiful! The portrait is framed with a band of gold and silver paint with intricate ornaments in each corner and on the opening side. The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. The lid is hinged from the left side of the portrait. The size of this beautiful Russian lacquer miniature is 5"x 4" x 0.9" The work is signed inside the lid with the artist's name,decorator's name, Fedoskino, the year of 2000, and the title (S.P. Apraksina).