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Item #0000101028

War (1979)

from Palekh by V. Isaev
1.75" x 2.50" x 1.25"(4.45 x 6.35 x 3.18 cm)

Gallery Price: $ 345.00
Internet Price: $ 325.00
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A violent battle erupts beneath a black lacquer sky. Brilliantly colored horses rear and snort as Silver clad warriors attack with golden spears and swords. This box from 1979 by Palekh artist V. Isaev, is reminiscent of boxes painted by the founder of Palekh, Ivan Golikov. It is made of high quality papier mache and is signed on the lid with the artist's name, village, and date of completion. There is a hinge at the top, and the interior is red lacquer. The base of this piece is flush.

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

(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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