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Title: Tale of Tsar Saltan
Artist: Smirnov Alexey
Size: 15x10x4
Size (inches): 6x4x1.5
Price: $850 $695

This beautiful box that features Price Gvidon saving Princess Swan from the hawk's attack was painted in 1975 by a talented artist Smirnov Alexey Gennadievich.The artist was born in Shuya in 1932 and he is a father of talented Palekh artists Vera Smirnova and Tatiana Grishina.
Gold beads decorate the edges of the lid. 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 hinged at the top of the scene, and the box rests on flat bottom. It is signed with the name of the artist, the village of Palekh, and a year.

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