Russian Lacquer Box

Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich


Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich
Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich
Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich

Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich    Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich
Moshkovich Vladimir Kopelievich was born in village of Paustovo of the Vladimir region in 1946. He attended the Mstera Art School, where he graduated in 1963. He gained the position of Master artist at the Proletarian Art Factory in 1963, and is currently still one of Mstera's leading artists! Vladimir has participated in many exhibitions, including the celebration of the 200-year anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, which took place in 1999 in Moscow. Moshkovich was awarded the jubilee medal, issued at the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Lenin. He has been an art exhibition participant since 1967 and a member of the USSR Union of Artists since 1990.

Mochkovich's works are displayed in the Russian Museum of St. Petersburg, the Museum of the Mstera Factory of Miniature Art, the Historical Museum in Moscow, and others, as well as numerous catalogs of miniature art. This box portrays the Russian folklore theme of danger disguised as a beautiful maiden who lures young men to their doom. Her rolling hoops are of course snakes.

Beautiful bright colors, and outstanding ornamentation around top edge and sides of box. Size: 3.5 x 1.5 inches.

Condition: Like new, no wear of any kind, with original box. Materials: Papier mache, lacquer, tempura and gold paints. The item "Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich" is in sale since Thursday, July 06, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "jewelbox831" and is located in Capitola, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich    Mstera Russian Lacquer Box Legend of the Snake Maiden by Vladimir Moshkovich