The beautiful papier-mache lacquer box is hand painted a Russian artist. October 2, 1945 Resolution of the Central Executive Committee of the Lithuanian SSR territory Kizhi was declared a state reserve. January 1, 1966 the State Historical and Architectural Museum "Kizhi", where in addition to the existing on their original places buildings were SVEZA large number of chapels, houses and farm buildings from Zaonezhye Karelia and other regions on the basis of the architectural ensemble of the Kizhi churchyard was founded. According to one legend, the Transfiguration church was supposedly built by an ax (initially without nails) carpenter Nestor.Carpenter threw the ax into the lake, so that no one could repeat the same majestic building. In 1990, Kizhi Pogost entered the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993 by the decree of the President of the open-air architectural museum of the Russian Federation in the National Assembly included the most valuable cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation.
All the churches in the territory of the Museum-Reserve "Kizhi", are part of Kizhi Patriarchal monastery. This box can be a very good present or a great addition to your collection! X 2.28 x 2.20 inch. (1 inch= 2,54 cm). Exclusive quality lacquer finish and polish.
Please contact me with any questions regarding this box. The item "Russian Lacquer box Palekh. Hand painted" is in sale since Thursday, February 9, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "gor_ilya" and is located in Moscow, default. This item can be shipped worldwide.