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By The Fireplace

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Price: $2,300.00

Sale Price: $1,150.00

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Item Number: lb1093

This exquisite Russian lacquer box " By the fireplace" is an original creation of Famous Russian artist Sokolova from the village of Fedoskino. The box is painted with fine details and vibrant color combinations. The box shows a peaceful scene: two fluffy cats are dozing near the warm fireplace decorated with lovely Christmas ornaments. The composition is filled with a great number of various details that help a viewer to imagine the Russian rural house interior.Cat in Russia is considered to be a keeper of family hearth. The box is painted in different tones of oil paints. Most of the details are enhanced with gold paint. The box is made out of paper-mache. Black with golden dust lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. Shining and very intricate gold ornamentation frames the scene on the lid and beautiful delicate ornaments cover the front side of this gorgeous The lid is hinged from the top of the scene. The work is signed at the bottom of the composition. The box was made in the year of 2006. The size of the box is 8" x 5.5" x 3" It would make a great addition to one's collection of Russian fine art of lacquered miniatures.