I bought this beautiful box at one of the Moscow beriozkas in the mid-1080's. The lid is hinged, the box measures 8" X 5.75" X 1.75 and it is in excellent condition.The top of the box is decorated with a picture from the Russian fairy tale "Vasilisa the Beautiful, " a kind of combination Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel tale. A beautiful girl, an ugly and mean stepmother, arrogant stepsisters, a witch (Baba Yaga), an "I will eat you" threat, a magic doll, and a marriage to the prince are all featured in the tale. The official Palekh design number N13273, the Palekh name, the date (1984) and the artist's name Shiryakova, T. Appear at the bottom edge of the picture. The original beriozka receipt is in the box. In October 1985, this piece was appraised by the Liros Gallery, Inc. All reasonable offers will be considered. The item "SEMI-ANTIQUE PALEKH LACQUER BOX VASILISA THE BEAUTIFUL (RL015)" is in sale since Tuesday, December 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian".
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