Lacquer Box: Kholui School TREASURE TROVE FLOWERS (Ornament) - MOTHER-OF-PEARL inserts PAINTING - GOLD LEAF. Russian Lacquer Box TREASURE TROVE Kholui, known throughout the world as a centre of papier-mache lacquer miniatures and famous in Russia in the past for its skillful icon painters, is thought to be one of the oldest settlements in the Vladimir-Suzdal Principality. It is situated on the banks of the small but deep and fancifully meandering Tesa River, to which it owes its name.
"Kholui" or "kholuiniki", the vernacular for wattle fences, according to Vladimir Dahl's Distionary of the Russian Language, were used there for listing. Sizes: 10inchx7 1/10inchx3 3/5inch Shape: casket Signed as Kholui. AUTHOR'S WORK (on Russian). High quality of a painting. SERTIFICATE OF QUALITY (ITEM & ARTIST).
The item "Russian Lacquer Box TREASURE TROVE Kholui SINGLE" is in sale since Tuesday, March 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "mumonkan" and is located in Saint-Petersburg.This item can be shipped worldwide.