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Item #0000100959

The Troika (2005)

from Palekh by Mikhail Nebogatov
Dimensions:
2.50" x 2.25" x 1.00"(6.50 x 5.30 x 2.50 cm)

Gallery Price: $ 245.00
Internet Price: $ 225.00
None currently available
Reins fly wildy as a troika driver urges his team to go even faster in this box by Palekh artist Mikhail Nebogatov . Silver snow sparkles as it swirls beneath their hooves. Fine golden and silver accents abound, sparkling like winter moonlight. The box 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. It stands on four curved legs. A lively traditional work by a prominent Palekh artist.

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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