Garden of Eden | Kholui Lacquer Box

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Kholui is a tempera painting village with traditions rooted in old icon painting schools. This beautiful Kholui box was painted by artist Shibaeva. It shows beautiful birds and flowers.
Intricate painting technique and rich imagination help the artist to reproduce vividly the fantastic world. Beautifully combined tempera paints and gold detailing fill this world with bright colors and magic luster! 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 composition is framed with a gold ornamental work while the sides are decorated with intricate scroll work painted in gold and silver. The lid is hinged from the top of the composition. The work is signed with the artist's name and Kholui. Approx. 6"x4"x1.25".