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Title: Sleeping Princess
Artist: Mazurina Ludmila
Size: 7x7x3
Size (inches): 3x3x1.25
Price : $350 SOLD!


This splendid Palekh box is a creation of Larisa Mazurina. It shows a scene from Pushkin's "Tale of Sleeping Princess and Seven Bogatyrs". Here we can see Prince Yelisey asks the Sun where he can find the Sleeping Princess.
The scene is painted in the traditional Palekh style, and beautifully detailed with gold and aluminum paint. Gold and aluminum paint is also used to decorate the box's exterior with intricate patterns.
The box is made out of paper-mache. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The box has no hinge and rests on three legs. The box is signed with the artist's name, Palekh, and the year of 2004.

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