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Title: Tale of Tsar Saltan
Artist: Zakharov Sergey
Size: 10x7x4
Size (inches): 4x2.75x1.5
Price: $895 $795

Honored artist of Russia, Sergey Zakharov of Kholui delivers us this visual splendor! The well known, creative genius of the Master develops both theme and artistic intent. An incomparable style that is intensely elegant. Beauty that must be seen in order to be realized. This beautiful piece can be enjoyed and cherished for many years to come. Here Zakharov depicts a popular Pushkin's Fairy tale entitled, "Tale of Tsar Saltan".
Here we can see major characters: Prince Gvidon, his wife the Princess Swan, and his mother. To the left- there are 33 warriors with Uncle Chernomor. They all are at the Sea shore.
According to the story, Tsar Saltan heard much about the mysterious and rich island ruled by Prince Gvidon and his young beautiful wife. He heard about the magic squirrel that all day long shells golden nuts; he listened the stories about uncle Chernomor and thirty-three knights who defend this wondrous island, and decided to visit this interesting place. He doesn't know that powerful and rich Prince Gvidon is his son.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. The exterior of the box is painted with black lacquer while the interior of the piece is finished with dark red lacquer.
The lid's artistry is framed with a gorgeous pattern of gold filigree. A shockingly profound design, reminiscent of the design work found on Byzantine architecture, decorates the sides of the box. Hundreds of individual vines extend to the left and right of this beauty. The vines twist, dip, turn and bloom into dozens of golden petals and flowers!
A hinge is fastened to the top of the composition, and the box sits on four small round legs.
A beautiful inscription is added to the interior of the lid and is adorned in gold filigree fancy. The inscription details the artists name, Honored artist of Russia, the title of the work, the village name of Kholuy and the year of 2022.
Upon completion of the piece the artist writes his name, the title, the village name of Kholuy and the year of 2022 of which the piece was finished on the bottom of the composition in gold paint.

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