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South East Asian Art, Antiques and Rare Books

Па́лех, The Art of Soviet Palekh, Clamshell Box Set, 1958

$58.00
SKU LAN6588

Па́лех, The Art of Soviet Palekh, Clamshell Box Set, 1958.

Published in Mockba (Moscow) in 1958. Ink stamp to 1961 or rear - presumably a retail sales stamp.

A very good copy demonstrating the art of Soviet Palekh, named after the locality, where they produced beautiful miniature paintings in bright tempera colours on a black background.

The outer clamshell case features red cloth (leatherette) over strong board, and houses a 56pp brochure inside with 39 plates mounted on stiff board. In very good condition throughout, with just a few minor marks. The printed brochure has soft covers and is in Russian, French and English, providing a detailed introduction to the art-form and a list of the Plates.

56pp brochure + 39 mounted loose plates (complete). The plates are almost all produced at full size.

Dimensions: 

Large folio size:

Outer box approximately 401mm high x 312mm wide x 38mm deep.

Inner brochure and mounted plates each approximately 376mm x 296mm.

Weight approximately 3.11kg.