Great piece of Russian art. I have had a nice ebayer tell me the following. The village where this was painted was Palekh, in Cyrillic The artist name is.
Was born in 1925 in the village of Pustoshka, in the Pskov Region, and died in Palekh in 1998. She began exhibiting in 1965, and her works are now held in the State Museum of Palekh Art. Reference: page 294 of Feoktistova T. Thank you both for all the information. The item "1982 Russian Lacquer Box from Palekh Vintage Signed Boxed USSR" is in sale since Thursday, November 15, 2018.
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