Dimensions LxW, inches / cm: 6.4 x 4.8 x 1.2 / 16.0 12.0 3.0. The papier-mache lacquer box is hand painted by artist Orlova. The subject is borrowed from the works by famous artist D. The photo of original painting from a catalog attached here.
The box has exclusive quality of varnishing and polishing. Palekh miniature is a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which is done with tempera paints on varnished articles. The Palekh miniatures usually represent characters from real life, literary works, fairy tales, bylinas, and songs. They are painted with local bright paints over the black background and are known for their delicate and smooth design, abundance of golden shading, and accurate silhouettes of flattened figures.
The miniatures are usually set off with a complicated pattern made with gold dissolved in aqua regia. Palekh is the most renowned of four such famous villages, the others being Kholuy, Mstyora, and Fedoskino, each producing similar, but clearly distinct artistic style. This box can be a very good present or a great addition to your collection!If you have any questions please ask. The item "Russian Lacquer box Sadko Style Palekh Fully hand painted #1" is in sale since Sunday, July 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".
The seller is "chebyrash" and is located in Lytkarino, Moscow region. This item can be shipped worldwide.