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Title: Feeding the Birds/The early Spring
Artist: Olisova Larisa
Size: 17x11.5x6
Size (inches): 6.75x4.5x2.25
Price : $850 SOLD!


Olisova Larisa is the exceptional talented artist behind this interesting work. On this box Olisova has depicted two young ladies feeding the birds in Winter. Both girls are dressed very rich and attractive.
The whole composition is richly decorated with several inlays of mother-of-pearl! Two pieces are shining through the ice of river(on the left and on the right sides from the ladies), the other two are shimmers through the coats of the young ladies.
The sides of the box are richly decorated in a style which first time was used by the famous family tandem Shapkin-Kareva. The gold leaf is glued to the surface and then cut the gold out it the artist is making rich ornamentation!
The box is constructed from paper-mache. The exterior of the box is decorated with black paint, while red lacquer completes its interior. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on wavy legs. The work is signed with the artist's name, the title -the early Spring, and the village of Fedoskino.

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