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Title: Alice in Wonderland
Artist: Yastrebov Oleg
Size: 16.5x12x13
Size (inches): 6.5x4.75x5
Price : $1650 SOLD!


This large five-sided casket painted on the theme of Lewis Carroll's classic tale "Alice in Wonderland" is an another creation of Fedoskino artist Oleg Yastrebov. This talented artist has a peculiar painting style notable for aesthetic beauty, and creative approach to a chosen theme.
The lid and each of the box's sides show various characters of the tale including Alice, the Rabbit, the Caterpillar smoking the hookah, the Turtle, the Child and the Queen of Hearts and others.
The work is beautifully painted in Yastrebov's signature translucent jewel tones over metal gold and silver powders to create a unique glow and breathtaking depth. To make the box look more appealing the box's exterior and each of the depicted scenes are decorated with multicolored shinning spangles. At the bottom of the box's body Yastrebov has written in Russian some phrases from the tale.
The box is constructed of paper-mache. The exterior of the piece is painted with black lacquer while the interior is painted with red lacquer. The lid is hinged, and the box rests on four legs. Signed with the artist's name, and the title.

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