Up for sale is a stunning hand painted. Amazing detail on this pretty image of fishermen. Edges and image have golden accents throughout. Truly a one of a kind art piece.Would make a perfect addition to a collection or as a unique gift! It has been signed in Russian and there is an original certificate of authenticity on the inside. Palekh Russian lacquer art on papier-mâché first appeared in 1923 in the village of Palekh. Located in the district of (Ivanovo Oblast), and is based on a long local history of icon painting. The technology of making a semi-finished product was borrowed from the lacquer handicraft masters of Fedoskino. The Palekh miniatures usually represent characters from real life, literary works, fairy tales , bylinas , and songs. They are painted with local bright paints over the black background and are known for their delicate and smooth design. Abundance of golden shading, and accurate silhouettes of flattened figures. Which often cover the surface of the lids and sides of the articles completely. Poetic magic of the Palekh characters, decorativeness of landscapes and architecture.
And elongated proportions of the figures go back to the icon-painting traditions. The miniatures are usually set off with a complicated pattern made with gold dissolved in aqua regia. The art of miniature painting is still alive today. The item "Genuine Russian Lacquer Round Box Palekh High Quality Detailed Fisherman" is in sale since Monday, January 19, 2015.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "pumpkinmoonshine" and is located in Redwood City, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.