Russian Lacquer Box

Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA


Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA
Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA
Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA

Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA   Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA
Russian lacquer box from the town of Palekh, completed in 1984. It is signed by the artist and includes the original certificate of authenticity. The dimensions are 4.75" by 2.5" and it has been kept in like-new condition. The box depicts a Russian troika scene within a snowy forest. The troika is the traditional Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses.

It has become a symbol of Russia and is widely employed in folkloric scenes, movies (such as Doctor Zhivago), paintings, and literature. It first appeared in the 18th century and was mainly used for postal services, for transporting passengers, and later in festivities like weddings. The Russian troika is known for its high speed (they can go up to 50 kilometers an hour) and the experience is often compared to flying. The item "Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA" is in sale since Thursday, March 08, 2018.

This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "treasuredart" and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA   Vintage Palekh Russian Lacquer Trinket Box 1984 Troika Scene With COA