This is a beautiful antique box, created around 1900. Beautiful and not affected by the age of the box.
Chestnut, red-brown color, as opposed to the primary red of modern boxes. This box was originally used as a storage box, and has chips, scratches, and other imperfections. However, this does not take away from the.Overall beauty of the artwork. On the bottom of the box, there is a faded Vishnokov seal.
The birthplace of Russian lacquer miniature. Use a more realistic style of painting than the the other villages.They also use oil paints for their drawings instead of the egg-based temperas. To get the glowing effect, actual gold or silver leaf is applied to the background. Three to four layers of the oil paints, along with seven coats of lacquer. Are applied to each box before it is completed. This layering brings out a radiant quality in the drawings.
And the colors seem to emanate from within. This is called "translucent painting". Sometimes, an underlay of mother of pearl. Enhances this radiance and adds a lovely iridescence of its own.
1900 Fedoskino Troika Russian Lacquer Box" is in sale since Thursday, February 08, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "steve96d" and is located in Havertown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.