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Title: Winter Troyka
Artist: Kritov Feodor
Size: 12x9x3
Size (inches): 4.75x3.5x1.25
Price: $215 $175

Talented artist Kritov Feodor from the village of Palekh has painted this scene with a winter troika (the three horses sleigh) speeding through the Russian countryside. A couple hides from the snowstorm in the sleigh while a driver encourages the horses. On the backside we can see a small snow-covered village with a church.
Gold paint is used to detail the sledge, the characters' costumes and the horses' harnesses, manes and tails.This work is simply amazing, very thin details!
The scene is framed with a nice golden ornament.The box's sides are decorated with rich golden ornament with adds of aluminum paint.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. The lid is hinged to the top of the composition, and the box rests flat.
The work is signed with the artist's name, year of 2016 and the village of Palekh in gold paint.

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