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Title: Birds and Flowers
Artist: Kuzmenko Galina
Size: 10x8x7.5
Size (inches): 4x3.25x3
Price : $499 SOLD!


This attractive five-sided casket was painted by a talented Palekh artist Galina Kuzmenko!
All five sides of the box represents a non-stop painting passing from the lid to the sides and between the sides. The casket featured the birds and ornaments painted in gold and silver colors.
A broad spectrum of red, blue, green and yellow colors is used to create this highly detailed work. The background of all the paintings is of the black color, which is a feature of Palekh style.
Gold paint and aluminum paints are used to enhance the life and brightness of the scene. The wings and feathers of the birds and flowers are also decorated with gold and aluminum paints.
The box rests on two platforms.
The box is made out of paper-mache made. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The lid is hinged from the top of the painting on a lid and the box is signed with the artist's name and Palekh.

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