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BOX

Made by: Aristarkh Aleksandrovich Dydykin

Currently in storage


About this object

Underneath a canopy is a seated figure of Neptune holding a trident in his right hand and wearing a long beard, elaborate robes and boots. On either side are fish, shells, coral. Opens long ways, hinge at short end.

Category:
lacquerware
Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Lacquer -- papier-mâché -- tempera -- brass (hinge)
Made in:
USSR: Palekh
Date made:
1940
Size:
12.4 x 8.9 cm (4 7/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
35.48
Class:
LACQUER
Signature marks:
MARK left: No. 2299; at right: 1940, A Dbi MKNH NaNex
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1970