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Item #101682

Suitors (2009)

from Palekh by Roman Chibisov
Dimensions:
1.75" x 1.75" x 1.00"(4.45 x 4.45 x 2.54 cm)

Gallery Price: $ 535.00
Internet Price: $ 475.00
None currently available
A lucky lady is surrounded by several potential admirers who look at her quite adoringly. In her hands she holds a lily, perhaps a gift from one of the determined suitors. She looks at us playfully as if to say, which should I choose? Although we can't tell her whom to pick, we can admire the gold inlay on the lid, sides, and bottom of this piece. This box is made of high quality papier mache with a red lacquer interior. It is signed with artist's name (R. Chibisova, year, village, and title. The 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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