Measurements - Length 6 in - Width 2 3/4 in - Height 1 in. Great Condition , Check Out All The Pictures. Comes with a certificate from the USSR. Authentic Russian lacquer box painted by traditional techniques on a papier-mache base.
This process took an average of six weeks and ensured the most stable medium. It will not warp, expand or contract with the temperature and the linseed oil base renders it impervious to moisture. The boxes were signed by the artists and frequently included the village name as well as the painting's title. Often painted with a brush of one or two squirrel hairs. The boxes depicted folklore, fairy tales, costumes, and traditions.
This Box has a mythical firebird on it. The artist has painted a recognizable scene from the popular Russian fairy tale " Ivan Tsarevich and the Grey Wolf ". The item "Russian Lacquer Box Kholui USSR Hand Painted Miniature Firebird With Certificate" is in sale since Friday, March 23, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "hamptonscollectibles" and is located in East Hampton, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.