Sergey Gurilyev, and his wife Maria, painted this box in a dual effort, which resulted in the creation of exquisite work. The two have been painting together since they met and their finely polished artistic techniques are very well known within the world of lacquer miniatures.
This celebratory beauty was created Yu. Konovalova from the village of Palekh.The theme of the work is a wedding ceremony in the Russian village. As customary with the Russian wedding day, all girls and women of the village make flower wreaths for the newlyweds. Music rules the atmosphere, sumptuous feast is ready to begin.
IMPORTANT NOTE! THIS BOX WAS DISPLAYED IN ALL_RUSSIA MUSEUM OF FOLK AND APPLIED ART AT THE EXPO (20th of Nov 2013-20th of Jan 2014).THE EXPO WAS GUIDED BY WELL-KNOWN LACQUER BOX EXPERT LUDMILA PIROGOVA. WE ARE PROUD TO SAY THAT SOME OF THE BOXES ON OUR SITE ARE OF MUSEUM QUALITY!
This interesting composition is a creation of talented Boris Shavirin of Fedoskino. This box is painted on the traditional theme of peasant everyday life. It is a pan-cake week and peasants start to feel the festive Spring atmosphere. During a pan-cake week is celebrated with a festive mood in Russia, because after that will be a fast for 40 days.