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Title: Winter Outdoors
Artist: The Terentievs, Olga and Sergey
Size: 22.5x15.5x7
Size (inches): 8.75x6x2.75
Price: $495

This multi-scened composition has been painted by a Palekh family tandem, Olga and Sergey Terentievs.
It shows winter outdoor fun in countryside. Children are sledging down the hill and skating on the ice of a frozen river. On the right side we can see a couple scaating on the frozen river, to the left- a lad is helping his girlfriend to put on the skates. On the background we can see snow covered wooden houses of a village and three villagers are ice fishing.
With this composition they continue the series of the works related with village outdoor activity possibly have taken place in Palekh.
The drawing is colorful and filled with intricate details. Bright blue, orange, white and red colors are perfect for a dull winter day. The details are added with gold and silver paints.
The box is constructed from paper-mache.
Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior.
The composition is framed with thick golden dots on the edges of the lid. The sides of the box are decorated with very intricate pattern of gold and silver paints.
The box has a hinge above the composition and rests flat.
The work is signed with the artist's name and the village of Palekh.

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