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Title: Disguiseds
Artist: Olisova Larisa
Size (cm): 13.5x17x6.5
Size (inches): 5.5x7x2.75
Price : $1850 SOLD!





This nice piece created by Larisa Olisova of Fedoskino after scene of Fedoskino' Grand Master Oleg Shapkin. Here we can see traditional entertainments of Pancake Week, when people are celebrating the end of Winter and before the fast there is a big pancake holiday during the whole week!. The whole composition is richly decorated with three pieces of mother-of-pearl! Two pieces are "hidden" under the musical instruments of a bear (banjo) and violin of a goat, and the third very large one is "under" rich ladies clothes. 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. A hinge is fastened to the left of the composition. The work is signed with the artist's name, and the village of Fedoskino.