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A GROUP OF TWO RUSSIAN LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE BOXES, FEDOSKINO, CIRCA 1978-1980, both of rectangular form with black lacquered bodies and red lacquered interior, comprising a larger box with a scene of a male troika driver driving three harnessed horses while a couple ride in the sleigh, in silvery winter landscape, signed, titled, location and date in gilt along bottom edge, "Made, in, USSR," height: 2 1/8", width: 6 1/8", depth: 4 3/8"; the smaller box with a scene of a female troika driver with three harnessed horses with three passengers in her sleigh, in bright daylight setting, the sides painted with snow bound cottages, raised on square feet at the corners, signed, titled, and location along bottom edge, height: 1 3/8", width: 4", depth: 2 3/4".

Condition

The larger box with area of loss to the lacquer along the left bottom edge of the top with subsequent area of flaking to varnish, the smaller box in fine condition, both with minor surface rubbing and scratching commensurate with age and use.

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A GROUP OF TWO RUSSIAN LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE BOXES,

Auction ended on Sat, May 19, 2018
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