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  • Russian Noble Woman. A young boyarina (Молодая боярыня) richly attired in full medieval Russian finery. She wears a beaded and emroidered Kokoshnik (Кокошник) and an Ubrus (Убрус), a fine cloth embroidered with patterns, on top of the kokoshnik. The painting resembles the work of Konstantin Makovsky

    Russian Noble Woman [Fedoskino]

    Russian Noble Woman. A young boyarina (Молодая боярыня) richly attired in full medieval Russian finery. She wears a beaded and emroidered Kokoshnik (Кокошник) and an Ubrus (Убрус), a fine cloth embroidered with patterns, on top of the kokoshnik. The...
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    Conversation [Беседа] Vintage Lacquer Brooch

    Conversation (Беседа). Stylized scene of a couple in Russian peasant costume sitting at the table having an animated discussion. Painted in Novgorod, which was producing a limited number of boxes and brooches for the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Or...
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  • Boyarishnya Drinking Tea [Fedoskino]

    Boyarishnya Drinking Tea [Fedoskino]

    Boyarishnya Drinking Tea. A beautifully painted Fedoskino miniature. Tea drinking from out of the saucer, aka "saucering", was spread by the mercantile classes. Tea fresh from a samovar or teapot tended to be too hot to drink immediately, so to cool...
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  • Troika (Тройка). Pre-revolutionary, Tsarist production - possibly Vishnyakov or Lukutin.

    Troika mid-19th century lacquer box

    Troika (Тройка). Pre-revolutionary, Tsarist era production - possibly unmarked Vishnyakov or Lukutin. Mid to late 19th century. Oil, lacquer, hinged papier-mache box. Box in very good condition, image in fair condition with pebbling and crazing due to...
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  • Getting Acquainted (Знакомство) hinged oval Fedoskino box papier-mache, oils, metallic powders, lacquer

    Getting Acquainted Fedoskino Lacquer Box

    Getting Acquainted (Знакомство). Late Baroque (Rococo) French Renaissance playful painting of a suitor slipping behind a woman carrying fruit and snatching an apple. Artist titled the box, mentions Fedoskino, and signed the box on the inside of the lid...
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  • The Snow Maiden (Palekh 1971)

    The Snow Maiden (Palekh 1971)

    Lel and The Snow Maiden (Лель и Снегурочка). The scene is based on the opera in four acts with a prologue by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908), composed during the years 1880–1881. Alexander Ostrovsky (1823-1886) wrote the play in 1873. Pyotr...
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  • Svarog the Blacksmith [Palekh] Barkhatkin

    Svarog the Blacksmith [Palekh] Barkhatkin

    Blacksmith. Svarog (Сварог) is considered the god of fire and blacksmithing. His children are Svarozhits and Dazhbog (Helios). He is the equivalent of Hephaestus (Vulcan). He is mentioned, though only once, in the Slavic translation of the Chronicle of...
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  • The Proposal [Palekh] Kukharkina

    The Proposal [Palekh] Kukharkina

    The Proposal (Предложение). A young couple outfitted in traditional village folk clothing sit across from one another in a small wooden boat docked by the banks of the river. It is bathed in moonlight. The boy, who wears a flower crown, has picked three...
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  • The Red Horse Lacquer Brooch (LB-K32)

    The Red Horse Brooch

    The Red Horse, in Slavic culture, can be a symbol of the sun, fire and of a new life. The word "red" ("красный"), also means "beautiful" ("красивый"). It also can be found, that the horse friend is considerably better than the human friend. Ivan appears...
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  • Sadko Fairy Tale Lacquer Brooch [Kholui] (LB-KH92)

    Sadko Fairy Tale Lacquer Brooch [Kholui]

    Sadko (Садко) is a poor musician from Novgorod whose talents go unappreciated by the rich merchants of the city. He strikes a Faustian bargain with Tsar Morskoi (King of the Sea), who helps Sadko find the magic golden fish in Lake Ilmen. By winning the...
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    Humpback Pony Fairy Tale Lacquer Brooch [Mstera}

    Humpback Pony Fairy Tale Lacquer Brooch [Mstera}

    The Little Humpbacked Horse (Конёк-Горбунок). Also known as The Magic Pony, this piece illustrates a crucial event in the story. The Little Humpbacked Horse is a fairy tale in rhyme by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov (Пётр Павлович Ершов) (1815-1869). The...
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    Oleg Prince of Kiev Lacquer Brooch

    Oleg Prince of Kiev Lacquer Brooch

    Oleg Prince of Kiev (Олег Князь Киевский). Oleg was the Grand Prince of Kiev and successor of his brother Rurik Prince of Novgorod. He loved his horse yet never rode him. A magician told Oleg that his horse would bring about his death. The prophecy...
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  • Winter Troika [Palekh] Yu. Zhegalov

    Winter Troika [Palekh] Yu. Zhegalov

    Winter Troika (Зимняя Тройка) by Yury Viktorovich Zhegalov (Юрий Викторович Жегалов) (1927-1992). Born in Palekh, Yury Viktorovich studied at the Palekh Art School from 1943-1948 and, in 1951, graduated from the Moscow School of Industrial Art. From...
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  • Haymaking Time [Palekh] Maksimova

    Haymaking Time [Palekh] Maksimova

    Haymaking Time (Пора Сенокоса). The process of harvesting feed for animal husbandry, generally in July, is critical, and should be done before or at the beginning of flowering, which guarantees a maximum nutrient content. Being late, even for a couple of...
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  • Ruslan Battles the Giant Head [Mstera]

    Ruslan Battles the Giant Head [Mstera]

    Ruslan's Battle with the Giant Head (Бой Руслана с головой). Mstera, circa 1970-80. Papier-mache, egg tempera paints, lacquer. Detailed decorative freehand scroll border in gold. around the painting. A nice hinged box, initialed "ВЕ"by the artist in...
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    Going to the Well Lacquer Brooch [Kholui]

    Going to the Well Lacquer Brooch [Kholui]

    Going to the Well (У колодца). A dynamic miniature of a young girl on her way to the village well. This brooch is painted on wood, which is unusual. It bears the hallmark of a Kholui artist (initialed on the back), who used a colorful palette of pink,...
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    Fisherman and Goldfish Vintage Lacquer Brooch

    Fisherman and Goldfish Vintage Lacquer Brooch

    Tale of the Fisherman and the Goldfish (Сказка о рыбаке и золотой рыбке). Classic fairy tale by Alexander Pushkin, published in 1835. An old fisherman catches a "Golden Fish" which promises to grant a wish in exchange for its liberty. The scene depicted...
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  • Berry Brooch [Fedoskino)

    Berry Brooch (Fedoskino)

    Berries (Ягоды). Hand painted on papier-mache using thin layers of oil-based paints with an underlayment of gold leaf which imparts a radiant translucency and depth. Safety pin on the back for secure fastening. Fedoskino, circa 1990 or earlier. 2" x...
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    Ballet Dancer Pendant

    Ballet Dancer Pendant

    Ballet Dancer at the Barre. Beautifully hand painted and lacquered pendant of an elegantly poised ballerina in a colorful costume. Hand painted in Russia and signed by the artist on the back. Gift boxed. 1½" diameter. Only 1 available.
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    Ballet Pendant (EK-13)

    Ballet Pendant

    Ballet Dancer. Beautifully hand painted and lacquered pendant of a glowing ballerina in a colorful costume. Hand painted in Russia and signed by the artist on the back. Gift boxed. 1½" diameter. Only 1 available.
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