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Item #0000100581

Blue Bugcatcher (c.2007)

from Mstera by D. Molodkin
Dimensions:
5.25" x 4.00" x 1.38"(13.00 x 10.00 x 3.50 cm)

Gallery Price: $ 685.00
Internet Price: $ 635.00
None currently available
A rustic net swooshes through the air on its way to capture a brilliantly colored beetle. The bugcatcher watches his tool whizzing through the air with the serene detachment of one who is a master of a task. A bevy of bugs scuttle for shelter amidst the swirling foliage. Delicate skeins of gold dance through the background, adding a playful twinkle to the bold colors of the scene. There is a hinge on the left, and the interior is red lacquer. It rests on four round legs. The box is made of high quality papier mache and is signed on the lid with the title, village and artist's name, D. Molodkin. "The Blue Bugcatcher" could be called the signature work by the renowned Mstera artist, whose unique style has won over many collectors throughout the world.--BOX1075

Lacquerbox Condition Ratings

Surface Condition (exterior) Surface Condition (interior/bottom) Box Materials and Soundness Hinge and Lid Placement Signature Total Rating Mother-of-pearl Condition
9.59.510.010.010.0499.5

(Each category rated 1-10. For low scores, look for explanation in the description of box. In general, any total rating over 40 is excellent. For more information on rating system, click here.)

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