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Title: Spring time!
Artist: Bogachova Nina
Size: 12x9x3
Size (inches): 4.75x3.5x1
Price: $790 $695

This exeptional Palekh box has been drawn by Nina Bogachova. Bogachova (Babkina) was born in 1941 in the village of Ilinskaya in Ivanovo region, 300 kilometers northeast of Moscow. Now she currently resides in Palekh, as a well-established Palekh artist. She has won numerous state and honorary awards for her achievements as an Artist. Her pieces are displayed in Museums in Moscow and throughout Russia. Her works can also be found in many books and catalogues, private collections around the World.
The box is called Spring and shows a villager, who started to seed in the fields. We can see his wife that came with a child and has brought him lunch.
The scene is painted in the icon painting style, which has been passed on from generation to the next and used in painting beautiful scenes like this! The detail is executed with precise brushwork, and with the aid of gold that also brings out the bold quality in the colors!
The box is constructed out of paper-mache. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The lid is framed with a golden dot ornament, the sides of the box are decorated with intricate gold ornaments. The lid is hinged from the top, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, Palekh, title (Spring) and the year of 2016.

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