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Item #101212

Thumbelina (c.2008)

from Fedoskino by O. Kachalkina
Dimensions:
x 3.50" x 2.00"

Gallery Price: $ 1050.00
Internet Price: $ 695.00
None currently available
The tiny maiden claps with delight atop a sparkling golden leaf. A glittering dragonfly approaches, perhaps asking if Thumbelina needs assistance reaching the ground safely. The black lacquer background creates an elegant contrast with the soft white dandelion down and pale foliage. Brilliant gold foil stems and stamens gleam against the darkness, and a bevy of tiny details add to the magic of this fairy tale scene. This box is made of high quality papier mache, and is signed on the side with the title, and artist's name (O. Kachalkina). There is a hinge at the rear, and the interior is red lacquer. The base of this piece is flush.

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
9.59.510.010.010.049N/A

(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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