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Title: Spring time!
Artist: Bogachova Nina
Size: 9.5x8x3.5
Size (inches): 3.75x3x1.25
Price: $650 $550

This exeptional Palekh box has been drawn by established Palekh Master,Nina Bogachova. Bogachova (Babkina) was born in 1941 in the village of Ilinskaya in Ivanovo region, 300 kilometers northeast of Moscow. Now she currently resides in Palekh. She has won numerous state and honorary awards for her achievements as an Artist. Her pieces are displayed in Museums in Moscow and throughout Russia. Her works can also be found in many books and catalogues, private collections around the World.
The box is called Spring and shows a village people who came out of the village.The one has started to seed in the fields, another only start to plough . And on the foreground we can see a loving couple, that reminds us, the Spring is the time to make love.
The scene is painted in the icon painting style, which has been passed on from generation to the next and used in painting beautiful scenes like this! The detail is executed with precise brushwork, and with the aid of gold that also brings out the bold quality in the colors! The box is constructed out of paper-mache. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The lid is framed with a golden dot ornament, the sides of the box are decorated with intricate gold ornaments. The lid is hinged from the top, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, Palekh, title (Spring) and the year of 2017.
Fine work! Real miniature!

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