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Title: Village Signers
Artist: The Terentievs,Olga and Sergey
Size: 22.5x15.5x7
Size (inches): 9.75x7.75x2.75
Price: $650

This peaceful scene has been painted by a family tandem, Olga and Sergey Terentievs of Palekh. This box shows a summer activity of Russian villagers.
Three guys with musical instruments and three girls went out of their houses and singing the songs.The whole group sat comfortably on the benches. Guys are playing on the accordion, flute and balalayka!
It is a beautiful Summer day, the composition is showing how rich can be nature and plants in Russia! Gazebos and canopies are beautifully wrapped with fresh flowers!
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 red, orange, yellow, and blue color patches seem to be brighter against the black background. The details are added with gold 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 comosition is framed with thick golden dots on the edges of the lid. The sides of the box are decorated with very intricate pattern painted in gold and flowers painted in silver.
The box has a hinge above the composition and rests flat.
The work is signed with the artist's names and the village of Palekh.

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