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Title: Masquerade
Artist: Olisoava Larisa
Size (cm): 17x12x5.5
Size (inches): 7x5x2.25
Price : $1450 SOLD!





We are glad to present you this beautiful piece by Olisova of Fedoskino. This her work of art is inspired by outstanding works of Oleg Shakin, but Larisa brings in her creation her own imagination, creativity and sense of beauty. Here Olisova has depicted a scene of pair flirting on a Masquarade. The face of Lady is hidden behind the mask, both major figures are dressed very rich decorated attire.On the back side there are also two figures. Lady's face is looks very pretty and not covered with glasses or mask. A young boy to the left has a hat of a Jester. The whole composition is richly decorated with three pieces of mother-of-pearl! One piece is "hidden" under the fan of a lady, the other one is behind the mask, that a lady from the back stage is holding in her arm and the last one is in the tambourine of Jester. The sides of the box are richly decorated in a style which first time was used by the famous pair Shapkin-Kareva. The gold leaf is glued to the surface and then cut the gold out it the artist is making rich ornamentation! The box is constructed from paper-mache. The exterior of the box is decorated with blue-marble style paint, while red lacquer completes its interior. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on a four legs. The work is signed with the artist's name, the title (Masquerade), and the village of Fedoskino.