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Item #0000100732

Ural's Tale (c.2007)

from Kholui by I. Guseeva
4.50" x 3.75" x 1.75"(11.50 x 9.70 x 3.50 cm)

Gallery Price: $ 385.00
Internet Price: $ 345.00
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The young stone carver Danilo ponders the beauty of a flower,wondering why he cannot capture it in his carvings. His fiance, faithful Katya, stands at his side, patiently waiting for him to turn his attention from his craft, but Danilo longs only to master his art. The Mistress of Copper Mountain has overheard his pleas to improve, and waits to whisk him to her workshop. This box is made of high quality papier mache and is signed on the lid with the title,artist's name (I. Guseeva), and village. There is a hinge on the left, and the interior is red lacquer. It rests on four round legs.

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