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"Fisherman"

Stock #: 139303

Artist: Smirniv A.
Kholui

Size: 4" X 2 3/4 X 1 3/4" Reg. $547.95
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The box is signed by the artist and comes with the Certificate of Authenticity.

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The village of Kholui, began painting lacquer miniatures in the 1930's. Kholui artists are less bound to tradition or one particular style, unlike the other villages, and seem to take a bolder approach to their works. Backgrounds for Kholui works are occasionally one solid color (similar to Palekh), but more often than not the artist fills this area with swirls of tone and shade. Partly for this reason, Kholui works appear brighter than Palekh boxes and seem to fill up more of the available space.

 

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