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Title: Ash-berry
Artist: Aldoshkina Elena
Size: 6x9x2.5
Size (inches): 2.25x3.5x1
Price : $850 SOLD!


Yelena Aldoshkina is the famous Fedoskino artist who painted this beautiful portrait of a Russian peasant woman. She is dressed in the traditional Russian costume and holds the basket filled with bright red ashberries. Gold paint creates brilliance of the woman's costume, the basket, the trees and some of the plants.
The composition and the base of the box are encompassed with a wide gold band. The base of the box's is also decorated with a another gold band.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. The lid is hinged from the left of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, and the village of Fedoskino.

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