Palekh Russian Lacquer Box Chernomor Vladimir Vlezko
This composition is painted by the well-known Palekh artist Vladimir Vlezko. Vladimir's works stand out for the strict adherence to the traditional Palekh style that dates back to the days of ancient icon painting and a great skill of painting. The box has depicted a scene from a popular tale of Ruslan and Ludmila written by the famous poet Alexander Pushkin. It shows an episode with Chernomor the wizard and his long Beard. The scene conveys the idea of the magic world of a fairy-tale. Fantastic plants, multicolored architecture and the Arabic traditional costumes of the characters all contribute to the magical feeling. The box is constructed out of papier-mache. The exterior of the box is painted with black lacquer and interior is painted with red lacquer. The lid is decorated with the elegant gold patterns. The sides of the box are adorned with the more intricate gold floral patterns. Signed and dated by the artist. Size: 6 x 1.25 inches. Materials: Papier mache, lacquer, tempura and gold paints. Condition: Excellent, like new, from smoke-free environment. The item "Palekh Russian Lacquer Box Chernomor Vladimir Vlezko" is in sale since Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "jewelbox831" and is located in Capitola, California. This item can be shipped to United States.