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Title: Skomorockhi/ Street Clowns
Artist: Danchenko Uliana
Size: 13.5x14.5x6.5
Size (inches): 5.25x5.75x2.5
Price : $1100 SOLD!


Danchenko Uliana is a talented artist who has painted this colorful box.
The box shows the performance of roaming buffoons known in Russia as "skomorokhi". Skomorokhi play their music loudly, and two bears dance to the accompaniment of their music. The villagers start to leave their houses anticipating with pleasure a joyful entertainment.
The palette is filled with the tones suitable for reproduction of a summer season.
The box's sides are decorated with intricate gold ornament.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. The mixture of silver powdre with a brown oil paint is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on wavy platform. The work is signed,titled and dated (2007) by the artist.

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