- Added: 2016-03-29 15:40:12
- Year: 2009
- Size: 110 х 90 х 110 мм.
- Category: Architecture
- Price: 2000$
Zhamoido Anatolii, Bulba Natalya
2009, reconstructed in 2013
Matches, microbeads, Swarovski beads, Adhesive
Swarovski beads, straws, Pastes in metal, Czech
rondelles; Adhesive film, Computer graphics, glue.
110 х 90 х 110 mm. Package: 200 mm x 205 mm.
"Golden Gate" is a tribute to the rich culture of
ancient Rus that was encompassing territories
of several Slavic nations. Since the 10th
century similar entrances to the walled towns
crowned by a church above the gates were
typical for most of the settlements. At first they
were wooden, then stone, and they have
survived only in the descriptions of the
chronicles, rare extant images and modern
reconstructions. The Golden Gate in Kiev and
Novgorod are the most famous of the surviving
This miniature recreates the wooden version
of the similar gate. Two miniature spruces,
three cannons and five crosses made of beads
supplement the composition. Cannons can be
positioned both below at the base of the
fortress and on the platforms of the first tier.
Carved bas-relief, typical for such structures,
is constructed from glue stones, chains and
ornament created using prints on a transparent
On the entry ramps of the miniature is placed
the emblem of Kiev, the capital of ancient Rus
and modern Ukraine.
ЗОЛОТЫЕ ВОРОТА ~ THE GOLDEN GATES ~ ЗОЛОТІ ВОРОТА
«God on the palm»