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Title: Rushing through the Snowstorm
Artist: Belozerov Yuriy Ivanovich
Size: 12x10x2.5
Size (inches): 4.75x4x1
Price: $425 $399

This box was painted by a talented Palekh artist Yuriy Belozerov in 1969.
The scene shows a winter troika (three horse sleigh) speeding through the Russian countryside. A lady hides from the snowstorm in the sleigh while a driver encourages the horses.
Gold paint is used to detail the sledge, the characters' costumes and the horses' harnesses, manes and tails.This is work is simply amazing, full of very thin details!
The scene is framed with a nice golden dot ornament.The box's sides are decorated with golden ornament as well.
The box is made out of paper-mache, and covered with black lacquer.The interior is painted red.
The box is hinged at the top of the composition, and rests on wavy platform and four legs. The work is signed with the artist's name, Palekh and 1969.
The box is not in perfect shape, used, has cracks and scraches.

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