This is a great Russian lacquered box from the village of MSTERA. It is a casket type box and measures approximately 3-3/4" w X 3" high X 1-3/8 in depth.
Box comes with the original COA and the number APT 1108a appears on the back of the box and on the COA. This box depicts the fairytale called "Silver Hoof". It is a story of a very special deer, the one with a silver hoof and when he is on the roof of the home he will tap his silver hoof and precious stone or stones will appear depending on how many times he taps the silver hoof. Box is made of papier-mâché, a process that takes 45-60 days to complete not counting the time for the artist to HANDPAINT the fairytale. You can read the fairytale and view this box in RUSSIAN LACQUER, LEGENDS AND FAIRY TALES, VOLUM II BY LUCY MAXYM ON PAGE 30.
The item "RUSSIAN BLACK LACQUERED BOX SILVER HOOF FROM MSTERA VILLAGE WithCOA" is in sale since Sunday, April 10, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".ice" and is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.