Russian Lacquer Box

Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box


Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box
Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box
Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box
Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box
Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box

Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box   Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box
Dimensions: 7 1/8x 4 5/8x 2 3/8 high. I brought this box from Russia in the 1980-s. The box has been carefully stored since and never used. It did not come with an outer box/packaging. The lacquer is shinier is person than on photos.

All my items are from pet and smoke free home. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Developed from the art of. Painting which came to an end with the collapse of. The icon painters, who previously had been employed by supplying not only churches but people's homes, needed a way to make a living.

Thus, the craft of making. Decorative boxes and panels developed, the items were. And then hand painted by the artists, often with scenes from folk tales.

The three Russian lacquer art centers are. The lacquer artists of Palekh, Kholui and Mstera continue to use the technique of painting in egg-based tempera overlaid with intricate gold leaf highlighting. All three are situated in the. Principality, Ivanovo region of central. And are deeply rooted in the 17th-19th century.

Painting tradition, which lasted until the. And is now being revived by young artists of the 21st century. Showed an exhibition of lacquer pieces titled. Fairy Tales in Miniature: Russian Lacquer Boxes from the Lucy Maxym Collection. The exhibit ran from September 14 to October 27, 2013. The item "Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box" is in sale since Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "prettyoneatlanta" and is located in Marietta, Georgia.

This item can be shipped to United States.

  1. Provenance: Ownership History Available
  2. Country/Region of Manufacture: Russian Federation
  3. Type: Hand Painted
  4. Featured Refinements: Russian Lacquer Box


Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box   Large Vintage Russian Hand Painted Hinged Palekh Signed Lacquer Box