Fedoskino master painter Oleg Shapkin's boxes are rare and highly collectible. Shapkin is generally recognized as one of the top two lacquer painters from the Russian village of Fedoskino along with Sergey Kozlov. The box is made with oil based paint on mother of pearl and papier-mache. The multiple figures in the painting accentuate the complexity of the work . Signed by Shapkin and dated 2002. The box measures 3'5 x 5'5.
I met Shapkin in the mid-1990's when he came to the Washington DC area for a two day exhibition at Tyson's Corner. This piece was custom done for me.
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A wonderful lacquer box by master artist Sergey Kozlov, generally considered to be the greatest living artist from Fedoskino.. The use of gold foil and mother of pearl is masterfully executed on this paper-mache casket. It measures 2'5 x 6'5 and is signed by Kozlov and dated 2001 on the bottom. From my personal collection. The play of color over the mother of pearl in the wings of the geese is utterly genius.
A whimsical painting by master artist Alla Kozlova that captures two festive maidens in nature. Kozlov's use of paper-mache in the dresses of the maidens adds a particularly enchanting quality. Signed in the lower part of the box by Kozlova and dated 2002. It measures 2'5 x 3'5.
A enchanting landscape created by legendary Fedoskino artist Sergey Kozlov and his son Alexander. Signed in the bottom of the painting and dated 2003. The use of soft hues over the mother of pearl creates a mystical quality to the trees and the sun and the spray of clouds. Two figures stroll in the distance along a path that winds around to the front of the box. The box measure 4'5 x 4'5 and is constructed of papier-mâché using oil based paints on mother of pearl with gold foil for bordering details A outstanding collectible by one of the world's masters.
Kozlov Winter scene
A magnificent winter scene, painted by Russian master Sergey Kozlov with streams,snow covered banks, trees and the promised hint of sunlight behind the firs. Seven birds stream across the rays of light. Painted with most exquisite detail on papier-mâché using oil based paint on mother of pearl. It measures 3 inches long by 1 inch high. Signed and dated 2003 by Kozlov on the box.
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Master Fedoskino painter Sergey Rogatov painted this whimsical paper-mache' lacquer box in 2001 using gold leaf and gold foil, oil paint and lacquer. Measures 2 3/4 inches x 4 inches
Strelkina "Lovers on a Stove"
Master Fedoskino painter Nadjeshda Strelkina painted this beautiful oval lacquer box in 2000 using paper-mache', gold and silver powder and lacquer. The box is signed and dated on the bottom front.