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#005998

Title: Thumbelina
Artist: Komogorov Konstantin
Size: 9.5x12.5x2.5
Size (inches): 3.75x5x1
Price : $475 SOLD!

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Description:

This marvelous box that depicts a scene from Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale "Thumbelina" is a creation of talented artist Komogorov Konstantin.
Fantastic color, exquisite design and a divine imagination announce this box as one of the interesting and modern compositions on the latest lacquer boxes.
The composition depicts a scene from the classic fairy-tale "Thumbelina" written by Hans Christian Andersen. Thumbelina was a tiny girl who was born from a flower. During the story she has many adventures, and meets many animals, some of them became her friends and some of them were not so nice. For a long time she was alone, but she befriends a swallow who takes her away to a warm country where she meets a fairy prince. The prince takes her as his bride and they live happily ever after.
The scene is painted in bright oil paints to create a festal mood.Gold metal leaf is shines through a background of the composition.
The edges of the lid are adorned with a wide gold band that is extended on the box's sides.
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 scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, the title, and the village of Fedoskino at the bottom of a composition.




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