Casket "Scarlet Sails" is a handmade work made by the master Zhiryakov based on Russian folk tales.
The artist depicted the happy ending of A. Green's story "Scarlet Sails". Sailor Gray leads Asol to the boat, which will take them aboard the ship with scarlet sails. To the sounds of musical instruments, all residents escort Asol to meet their happiness. The side part of the box is framed by anchors topped with nautical ropes. The master completed the box with a poem of his own composition.
The process of creating Palekh papier-mâché boxes is quite painstaking. After drawing the picture on a special enamel, all details of the picture are framed with gold leaf, therefore unique Palekh products are produced in a single copy.
The traditional craftsmanship of the ancient icon painting of Palekh was combined with the art of everyday objects, forming a new type of decorative art - Palekh lacquer miniature. The rich experience of icon painting with its linearity and patterned turned into decorative and applied art.
Absolutely all products of the association are copyrighted, on each of them the name of the artist is indicated in gold. All works of the enterprise are evaluated by the Art Council, are protected by a trademark and have a quality certificate, which makes it possible to distinguish them from all kinds of fakes and other low-quality products.
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Country of Origin: Russia