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Title: Village of Bogolyubovo
Artist: Kozlov Sergey
Size: 13.5x17.5x2
Size (inches): 5.25x7x0.75
Price : $4750 SOLD!


This beautiful box was painted by the world famous Fedoskino Master, Sergey Kozlov.
The box shows Prince Andrei Bogolyubsky's residence.It was built in 1158-1164 by the Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky, and it is one of the most poetic structures of Ancient Russia.
The village of Bogolyubovo is situated on the high bank of the river of Klyazma. It's 14 km to the East from town of Vladimir. Bogolyubovo was founded in the middle of the 12th century by Prince Andrei Bogolyubsky as a royal residence in the outskirts of the capital city of Vladimir. It consisted of the Southern royal part with white stone cathedral and a yard and the Northern part where the town people lived.
Since the end of the 12th century there was a monastery in the former residence. According to the legend, Andrey Bogolyubsky built this cathedral after the death of his son, Izyaslav.
The box is painted in gray and white pallette, suitable for the Winter scene. It might be the period of the first snow, a villager is still trying to use his boat because the water is iceless. Two pieces of mother-of-pearl are shining through the water of the river and through the skies.
This lacquer box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the piece while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. The box is hinged from the left of the composition and it rests flat.
The work is signed with Fedoskino, 2016 and the name of the artist.

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