Winter Sunset by Smirnova | Fedoskino Lacquer Box

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Olga Smirnova of Fedoskino is the artist who painted the winter landscape on this box. Here the artist has managed to reproduce the beautiful moment when the sunset glow is reflected on the frozen river.
The windows of wooden peasant houses are lit. The roofs are covered with snow. The chimneys are belching out smoke. It is very cozy and warm inside the houses...
The scene is framed with a gold line.The box painted on mother of pearl.  
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. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, and the village of Fedoskino and the title "Winter Sunset".


Approx. 6"x3.75"x1.25".