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Title: Winter Troykas(dual-sided box)
Artist: Nikolaev Alexander
Size: 14.5x3x10
Size (inches): 5.75x1.25x4
Price : $495 SOLD!


This traditional Palekh Troyka composition was painted by talented artist Alexander Nikolaev.
Alexander Nikolaev was born in the village of Gorka, Kostroma region, in 1949. He currently resides in the village of Palekh. The artist was graduated from Palekh Art School in 1972. His teachers were well-known artists as N. M. Zinoviev, V. I. Golov, A. V. Borunov, M. I. Shemarov, K. S. Semaykin.
Here we can see the three horses sledging a couple through the winter snow.
A simple gold ornament decorates the edges of the lid and as well as the sides of the box are adorned with beautiful gold floral ornamentation.
The box is made out of paper-mache. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The lid is not hinged and the box rests on flat bottom. It is signed with the name of the artist, the village of Palekh.

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