Pancakes (Блины). Lacquer Box. Bright translucent painting of a peasant couple near the hearth. The woman has just backed a batch of pancakes. A rooster sits perched atop of the fireplace. Small hinged box by Fedoskino artist T. Fablova. Signed by the artist and dated 1992. Sold by the "Russian Collection" lacquer box collective, a short-lived consortium which attempted to facilitate the marketing and sale of boxes by artists from Fedoskino, Kholui and Palekh. 2¼" x 2" x 1". Bottom of half of the box is banded with faux malachite decoration. Papier-mache, oils, metallic powders, lacquer. Excellent condition. 1 only.