VINTAGE RUSSIAN FEDOSKINO LACQUER BOX W/ MOTHER- OF- PEARL INLAY "IVAN DA MARIA". Artists from Fedoskino, the birthplace of Russian lacquer miniatures, use a more realistic style of painting than the other villages. They also use oil paints for their drawings instead of the egg-based temperas. Three to four layers of the oil paints, along with seven coats of lacquer , are applied to each box before it is completed.
This layering brings out a radiant quality in the colors seem to emanate from within. The box hand painted famous Russian artist Yuriy Dotsenko (born in 1963) illustrated heroes of Russian fairy tale "Ivan Da Maria". His Art work was selected by recognized expert Of Russian Folk Art Ludmila Pirogova for her album.Our box is in background of the photo her Art Album page 8. The artist signature and title at the very edge near the bottom Also inscribed in Cyrillic "Fedoskino". An amazing art object in the form of a jewelry box, would make an excellent gift idea for the collector of miniature works.
Dimension : 3.6" x2.5" x 1.5 (9.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 3.5 cm) 1990. The Box accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity. Please take a moment to view some of my other listings. Please feel free to ask any questions.The item "VINTAGE RUSSIAN FEDOSKINO LACQUER BOX With MOTHER- OF- PEARL IVAN DA MARIA SIGN" is in sale since Tuesday, May 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".
The seller is "russianwonderland" and is located in Bellevue, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.