An antique Russian early Soviet hand painted oval lacquer box by Fedoskino manufacture circa 1920 or 1930s. The top lid is decorated by an interesting Russian winter troika scene with a sled driver and Russian peasants in a sled wearing traditional Russian winter attire. The sled is gliding through the fields of white snow.
Painted over a leaf of silver with enamel paints. Signed on the top lid as shown on pictures. The box is in overall good antique condition, except for age related cricature to the lacquer, and some lacquer deformities on the sides as shown on pictures, common to the boxes of this age. Exceptionally well executed by a professional painter, with great attention to detail. The box is 100% original.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 4 1/2" x 2 7/8" x 1 1/2 height, or 11.2 cm x 7 cm x 3.6 cm.
Add a map to your own listings. The item "ANTIQUE RUSSIAN EARLY SOVIET ART USSR FEDOSKINO LACQUER OVAL BOX TROIKA 1920 SNG" 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.