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Prince Ivan - Tale of Frog Princess | Fedoskino Lacquer Box

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Product Description

This handsome lacquered miniature shows the two central figures in the Russian tale "The Princess Frog": Ivan Tsarevich, and his lovely bride to be.
The clothing worn by Ivan is definitely one of the highlights of the piece. A lots of gold can be found here! The trees with the gold leaves acting as the background for the composition, builds beauty in the palette.
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 piece.
The scene is framed with a floral golden ornament; more complex golden floral ornamentation wraps around the box's sides. The box has a hinge to the left of the composition and rests on a flat bottom. This piece was painted by a talented artist Olga Zayakina of Fedoskino

The box can go as a pair with another box of the same size, with Vasilisa on it.
Approx size - 3"x6.75"x1.5"


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