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Ballerina Anna Pavlova

Ballerina Anna Pavlova
Ballerina Anna Pavlova
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Price: $4,000.00

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This exquisite Russian Lacquer box "Ballerina Anna Pavlova" was hand painted by one of the best artists - Svetlana Danshina from Fedoskino. Anna Pavlovna Pavlova was a Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. It is an excellent representation of Fedoskino realism. She has expertly implemented shade and tone to create this life-like portrait of famous Russian ballet dancer. The portrait and a box itself are framed with a golden borders created with pure 22 karat gold leaf. Beautiful and delicate face of Anna Pavlova is painted on solid piece of mother of pearl which is raised over the rest the box creating a three dimensional life like illusion.On the right side of the lid we see a golden siluette of ballerina dancing on pointe shoes as if she is effortlessly flying. Tiny delicate lines all over the artwork imitate the texture of the precious stone. Inside the pastel blue colors gently become light pink with golden roses decorating lid and bottom of this amazing masterpiece. Lacquered miniature is signed in the lower part of mother of pearl.the size of the box is 5.5" x 5.2" x 1". It is definitely museum quality piece. 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. A hinge is fastened to the left of the portrait, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, Fedoskino and the year of 2008.