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Title: The Forbidden Fruit
Artist: Blokhin Alexander Olegovich
Size: 6x5x3
Size (inches): 2.25x1.75x1.25
Price : $450 SOLD!


This brilliant work was created by the outstanding Palekh artist A. Blokhin. It shows the famous biblical subject: the Serpent tempts Eve to eat the forbidden fruit. The scene is painted in green and brown tempera paints over the red background that is untypical for the Palekh style, and detailed with gold and aluminum paints.
The edges of the lid are decorated with a string of elegant ornamentation painted in gold and aluminum. The box's sides are decorated with elaborate floral patterns painted in gold and aluminum paints.
The box is constructed from quality paper-mache. The interior of the box is covered with red lacquer, the box's exterior is covered with dark red tempera paints. The lid isn't hinged, and the box sits on four legs. The work is signed and dated (2004) by the artist.

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