Easter Egg with the Resurrection of Christ

Palekh School
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reference number: RI_001

early 20th century

papier-mâché, lacquer

height: 15.8 cm


Charles Pankow Collection

Sale: Sotheby’s New York, 21 April 2005, Sale 8079, lot 151


A large papier-mâché and lacquer Easter egg, the front side finely painted with a scene of the Resurrection of Christ, the reverse is with St. Nicholas on a red background with gold calligraphic inscriptions. The. masterful execution suggests that the egg was painted in Plekh workshops.

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