An antique Russian early Soviet hand painted lacquer box by Fedoskino manufacture circa 1920. The top lid decorated by an interesting Russian winter troika scene with a sled driver and well to do couple in a sled. The painting is executed in a rare "moderne" style typical for Russia of early 20th century. The sled is gliding through the fields of white snow, with no reference to the surrounding landscape. Painted over a leaf of silver with enamel paints.Rare original depiction signed by the artist in the lower left hand corner. The box is labeled on the base in English "Made In Russia" and was intended for foreign exhibition and sale. The box is in overall good antique condition, with fresh lacquer layer added about 30 years ago. Exceptionally well executed by a professional painter, with great attention to detail.
The colors are still very bright and vivid. The box is 100% original with no evidence of restoration. Will make a great addition to any serious collection of Russian Soviet lacquer art. Comes from a private collection of Russian art which is being listed concurrently. Size 6" x 4" x 1 7/8 height, or 15 cm x 10 cm x 4.7 cm.
Add a map to your own listings. The item "ANTIQUE RUSSIAN EARLY SOVIET ART USSR FEDOSKINO LACQUER BOX TROIKA 1920 MODERNE" is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".The seller is "artiquarius" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.