Good condition for its age just the usual vintage lacquer box look. Size 5 × 4 ×1 inches. DETAILS ABOUT THE BOX: materials used : paper mache, egg tempera, black and red lacquer, gold paint. The box is constructed out of heavy and dense paper mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box and red lacquer to paint the interior.
The box is hinged and rests on a flat bottom. Upon completing the piece, the artist writes palekh, and his name and date in gold paint. Please view all photos as they are most of my description.Don't miss the opportunity to add this rare piece of Russian history to your collection. The item "Superb 1942 RUSALKA (MERMAID) by SERGEY SOLONIN Palekh Russian Lacquer Box" is in sale since Thursday, August 9, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "tribalrevivalbeads" and is located in Naples, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.