Balalaika Serenade Easter Egg. A colorful folk painting on a black lacquer background. A young man dessed in a traditonal national Russian shirt serenades a young girl with his balalaika. She has a long braid indicative of her unmarried status. In her lap is a flower wreath and behind them a fence and wooden house with Novgorod carved window decorations. The scene is very serene. Large painted wooden Easter egg, signed by the artist and dated Moscow, 1992. 6" tall, stands by itself. 1 only, as shown.