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On the Swings | Palekh Lacquer Box

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This attractive box was painted by the outstanding Palekh artist Lisin.
Palekh is a tempera painting village with traditions rooted in old icon painting schools. Having preserved the ancient ways of painting, Palekh is one of three tempera workshops still currently functioning.

 This cute lacquer miniature shows us a young lad and a girl on the swings. Painting is very much detailed and the gold details are amazing!   Traditional black Lacquer outside with rich ornate gold borders, and red lacquer inside. The box is constructed from paper-mache. The lid is hinged from the left of the scene. Stands on four legs. 3"x2.25"x1.5".


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