The lid is hinged, the box measures 7 7/8" X 4 7/8" X 2 5/8 and it is in good condition. The box top contains a scene from the Russian legend "Ilya Muromets and Solovey Razboynik, " showing the hero, Muromets, shooting an arrow into the eye of Razboynik (Nightengale the Robber). The title is inscribed at the top of the painting, while the Mstera name, the date (1946) and the artist's name M. Chirkin appear beneath the picture. The bottom of the box contains the inscription: "Made in the Soviet Union" in English script.
A thin band of gold was added near the bottom edges of all four sides. Some mild crazing can be seen and there are 3 spots where the lacquer has chipped, probably during our moves around the world. The original receipt from the commission store is in the box.
All reasonable offers will be considered. Cost of shpping to domestic addresses is included in the sales price.
The item "MSTYORA (MSTERA) LACQUER BOX (RL020)" is in sale since Sunday, December 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".The seller is "seccade" and is located in Beverly Hills, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.