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Title: Winter Troykas
Artist: Potekhin Evgeniy
Size: 22.5x15x7
Size (inches): 8.75x6x2.75
Price: $1100 $675

This traditional composition of winter troykas is a creation of talented Fedoskino artist Potekhin Evgeniy.
This box is painted on the traditional theme of peasant everyday life. It might be a pan-cake week and peasants start to feel the festive Spring atmosphere and rushing with a winter troika (three horse sleigh) speeding through the Russian countryside. During a pan-cake week is celebrated with a festive mood in Russia, because after that will be a fast for 40 days.
Blue and gray tones of oil paints suitable for reproduction of a winter scene predominate here.
The composition is framed with a gold band; the box's sides are decorated with two parallel gold lines.
The box is made out of paper-mache made. Black lacquer covers the exterior's bottom and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The box has a hinge from the top of the composition and rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name.

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