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#006475

Title: Bath-house Spirit
Artist: Rogatov Dmitriy
Size: 10.5x7x13.5
Size (inches): 4x2.75x5.25
Price : $1650 SOLD!

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One of the leading Fedoskino artists, Rogatov Dmitriy, is the author of this interesting box. The work is called "Bath-house Spirit", and features a strange creature that lives in a Bath. In ancient times people believed that any house, building like a bath is inhabited by spirits. The Spirits are main characters of many Russian fairy-tales and stories.
The box depicts the Water-Spirit and his daughters, mermaids. The box is painted in black and white contrast colors.
The box is made out of paper-mache. The lid is hinged from the top of the box, and the box rests flat. The exterior of the piece is covered with black lacquer while the interior is covered with dark red lacquer. The work is signed with the name of the artist and the year of 2011.




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