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Title: Masquerade
Artist: Olisova Larisa
Size: 18x13x5
Size (inches): 7x5x2
Price : $950 SOLD!


Olisova Larisa is an exceptional talented artist behind this interesting work. Here the artist has depicted a pair flirting at the Masquerade. The face of Lady is hidden behind the mask, and both major figures are dressed very rich. In the background there are also two figures. Lady's face is looks very pretty and not covered with glasses or mask, but she has a mask in her hand. A young boy to the right has a hat of a Jester and plays a tambourine.
The whole composition is richly decorated with several pieces of mother-of-pearl! One piece is lacated under the fan of a lady, the other one is behind the mask, that a lady from the back stage is holding in her arm and the last one is in the tambourine of Jester.
The sides of the box are decorated with the rich golden floral pattern. It is made by a carving over the sheets of gold glued to the surface of the sides.
The box is made of paper-mache and pressed paper. The exterior of the box is painted black, while red lacquer completes its interior. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on a wavy platform with six legs. The work is signed with the artist's name, the title "Masquerade" and the village of Fedoskino.

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