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Six Russian Lacquer Kholuy Fairy Tale Boxes

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Six Russian Lacquer Kholuy Fairy Tale Boxes

Lot 0334 Details

Description

20th century, Kholuy school, tempera with gold leaf, abalone, paper-mache lacquer technique, artist and title painted on lid in gold, gilt detail on sides, most gilt inscribed "Made in Russia" with XOAYH seal verso unless noted, comprising: rectangular knight on white horse in forest with monastery, original box, 6-1/4 x 4 x 1-3/4 in.; ovular with the Tale of the Young Guard and the Merchant Kalashnikov story, 5 x 3 x 1-1/2 in.; ovular with armored knight with clouds and windmills, 5-1/2 x 3-3/4 x 1-1/2 in.; rectangular hinged with Oleg the Wise story, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 x 1-1/4 in.; square hinged with Mistress of Copper Mountain and malachite jewel box story, footed, 5-1/4 x 5-1/4 x 1-1/2.; "mushroom" with ill Alionushka story, inscribed "XOAYH/2007" on lid, heart and scroll gilt paint on base, 4 in. with lid

 

Provenance: Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, VirginiaNote:

Russian lacquer folk art painting is greatly rooted in the 17th-19th century tradition of icon painting, which lasted until the 1917 Russian Revolution.  After the collapse of Imperial Russia, four centers of lacquer painting thrived in the Vladimir-Suzdal Principality, Ivanovo region of central Russia. 

Condition

very good, scattered scratches at table contacts

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Six Russian Lacquer Kholuy Fairy Tale Boxes

Estimate $600 - $900
Mar 21, 2019
Starting Price $300
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0334: Six Russian Lacquer Kholuy Fairy Tale Boxes

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Est. $600 - $900Starting Price $300
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Thu, Mar 21, 2019 09:00 AM
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Lot 0334 Details

Description
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20th century, Kholuy school, tempera with gold leaf, abalone, paper-mache lacquer technique, artist and title painted on lid in gold, gilt detail on sides, most gilt inscribed "Made in Russia" with XOAYH seal verso unless noted, comprising: rectangular knight on white horse in forest with monastery, original box, 6-1/4 x 4 x 1-3/4 in.; ovular with the Tale of the Young Guard and the Merchant Kalashnikov story, 5 x 3 x 1-1/2 in.; ovular with armored knight with clouds and windmills, 5-1/2 x 3-3/4 x 1-1/2 in.; rectangular hinged with Oleg the Wise story, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 x 1-1/4 in.; square hinged with Mistress of Copper Mountain and malachite jewel box story, footed, 5-1/4 x 5-1/4 x 1-1/2.; "mushroom" with ill Alionushka story, inscribed "XOAYH/2007" on lid, heart and scroll gilt paint on base, 4 in. with lid

 

Provenance: Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, VirginiaNote:

Russian lacquer folk art painting is greatly rooted in the 17th-19th century tradition of icon painting, which lasted until the 1917 Russian Revolution.  After the collapse of Imperial Russia, four centers of lacquer painting thrived in the Vladimir-Suzdal Principality, Ivanovo region of central Russia. 

Condition
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very good, scattered scratches at table contacts

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