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Title: Tale of a Fire-Bird/Flying Carpet
Artist: Kritova Galina
Size: 6x4x1
Size (inches): 2.25x1.5x0.5
Price : $85 SOLD!


This detailed brooch was painted by a talented Palekh artist Galina Kritova.
Brooch features an episode from the fairy-tale "Ivan Tsarevich and the Firebird". Here we can see Ivan Tsarevich flying on the magic carpet with Princess Elena. In his hand he is holding a cage with the Firebird in it. He intends to fulfill the last errand given him by the old tsar; he must find the beautiful Princess Elena, and bring her to the tsar.
Gold paint is used to detail the characters' costumes and Sun.
The brooch is made of paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the brooch. The work is signed with the name of the artist, and the village of Palekh.

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