Vintage Russian Lacquer Art Box. "Song about the Merchant Kalashnikov".The miniature painting on lid of the box is a scene from the Russian folk epic "Song about the Merchant Kalashnikov" by Mikhail Lermontov written in 1837. Made in the Kholui village, t he hand-painted miniature lacquer is black lacquer on the outside and red lacquer inside the box.
Delicately painted gold flowers and scrolls are painted on the cover's corners and around the sides of the base. It is signed and numbered in three areas inside the lower oval margins of the miniature painting. REMENTS: The box is approximately 4 3/8 inches by 3 1/8 inches and 1 1/4 inches high. Free from damage including chips, cracks, scratches or repairs. The item "Vintage RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX KHOLUI Song About Merchant Kalashnikov Signed" is in sale since Saturday, November 28, 2015.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "murphy-is-my-westie" and is located in Dallas, Texas.This item can be shipped worldwide.