This stunning hand crafted and hand painted Russian lacquer box is inlaid with Mother of Pearl and is painted with a beautiful ballerina performing a pirouette. The entire lid is a Mother of Pearl shell and is inlaid in the lid before painting. Russian lacquer boxes are famous for the many layers of painting and the layers of lacquer between each layer of painting.
These numerous layers give the 3D impression of depth. Some boxes have over 10 layers of lacquer between the layers of paint. (SEE CLOSE-UP PICTURES BELOW - PICTURES HAVE BEEN TAKEN AT DIFFERENT ANGLES SO YOU CAN SEE THE LIGHT REFLECT OFF THE MOTHER OF PEARL).
This box is hand painted and the artist's signature is written on the lid of the box as well as the bottom. This box measures just under 3.75 inches by 4.25 inches by 1.75 inches deep. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "gr8stuffinc" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.