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Ballerina | Russian Lacquer Box

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This box was painted by a well-known Fedoskino artist Liliana Slaeva.

This box definitely will attract the admirers of the Russian Ballet that is considered to be the best among another ballet schools. Such great ballet dancers as Anna Pavlova, Galina Ulanova, Rudolf Nureyev, Maris Liepa, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maya Plisetskaya, Vladimir Vasiliev and many, many others won the affection of the world's audience. The Moscow Bolshoy Theatre and the St.-Petersburg Maryinsky Theatre are world-famous. Russian influence on ballet continues today, as many talented Russian ballet dancers give performances all over the World.
The theme of the Russian Ballet is very popular among Fedoskino artists, and this work painted by Slaeva continues this series. The background of the box is painted in gray, pink and blue tones; the costume of the girl-dancer is snow-white.
The quality of the painting is outstanding, details of the costume are just amazing! The painting is framed with a gold dots ornament.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. White lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. A hinge is fastened to the left of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom.
The box is signed with the name of the artist. Approx.5"x3.5"x1.25".


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