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"GoldenRooster"
 Stock #: 118316 Artist: Lolina
Fedoskino
Size: 6 1/4" X 1 1/4"  Reg. $469
Your price: $245

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The box is signed by the artist and comes with the Certificate of Authenticity.

 

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Artists from Fedoskino, the birthplace of Russian lacquer miniatures, use a more realistic style of painting than the other villages. They also use oil paints for their drawings instead of the egg-based temperas. Three to four layers of the oil paints, along with seven coats of lacquer, are applied to each box before it is completed. This layering brings out a radiant quality in the drawings and the colors seem to emanate from within. Sometimes, an underlay of gold leaf or mother of pearl enhances this radiance and adds a lovely iridescence of its own.

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One of the most known tales in Russia represents the desire to gain a victory and keep your own kingdom strong and prosperous. In this fairy tale the Tsar receives a gift -- the Golden Rooster. The Rooster had a power to predict and warn of enemies' attacks, and the Tsar was never taken by surprise. This box depicts the scene when the Tsar is getting the Golden Rooster. This is the illustration to famous Pushkin's poem Tale about Golden Rooster ", which is well-known to classical music lovers as Rimski-Korsakov's opera.


 

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