One of the most famous lacquer center of the USSR. Mstera, Palekh, Kholui - known centers of lacquer miniature, being close to each other in the Ivanovo region of Russia.
The plot of the casket - "SELECTION OF THE BRIDE" from the Russian folk tale "The Frog Princess". Juicy, bright, fresh and rich colors.
Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 8 cm x 3 cm. Small chips on the inner lid. The top cover does not fit snugly to the base. Is a Russian folk fairy tale.
The king had three sons. Younger was called Ivan Tsarevich.It's time for the princes to tie the knot. Ivan-Tsarevich is forced to marry a frog, as he finds it as a result of the rite (the princes fired from bows at random, where the arrow would fall - there the bride and look for). The frog, unlike the wives of the brothers Ivan Tsarevich, perfectly copes with all the tasks of the king, his father-in-law, either with the help of witchcraft (in one version of the fairy tale), or with the help of "mom-nurse" (in the other). When the king invites Ivan and his wife to a feast, she comes in the guise of a beautiful girl. Ivan Tsarevich secretly burns the frog skin of his wife, forcing her to leave him. Ivan goes in search, finds it from Koshchei the Immortal and releases his wife. The item "Hand painted USSR MSTERA PALEKH lacquer box 1960's russian art signed Archers" is in sale since Saturday, January 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".
The seller is "panchich7" and is located in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. This item can be shipped worldwide.