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Title: The Lilac Evening
Artist: Matyushkina Nina
Size: 6.5x5x2.5
Size (inches): 2.5x2x1
Price : $395 SOLD!


This interesting and unusual piece of Russian artistry was composed by the talented Nina Matyushkina.
Painted in the traditions of Palekh school, it extols the beauty of Russian countryside.
Various details are enhanced with gold and silver paint.
The scene is framed with simple pattern drawn in gold.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Red lacquer is used to paint the exterior and the interior of the work. The lid isn't hinged, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, the year of 2006, the title ("The Lilac Evening"), and the village of Palekh.

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