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Russian Lacquer Box Lady With Apple

Lady With Apple
Lady With Apple
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Price: $770.00

Sale Price: $385.00

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Item Number: lb1179

This splendid example of Fedoskino realism has been created by two talented artists: Arsenieva E. and Soloviyov E. Irina Butsinskaya. This wonderful Russian lacquer miniature shows a portrait of a lovely lady  holding apple and dreaming in the garden.
A rich palette of oils has been used by the artist to make this scene look realistic. Shiny piece of mother-of-pearl is set into the sleeve of the blouse and creates an addtional three dimentional effect.
The scene is framed with a intricate golden and silver ornaments; the box's sides are also decorated with ornaments.
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 side of the lid, and the box rests on a four scalloped feet.. The work is signed with the artist's name, Fedoskino and the year of 2003. The size of this artwork is 7.5" x 5.5" x 2.1"