Russian Lacquer Boxes

Svyatogor Lacquer Box from Kholui

Russian Lacquer Box from the Kholui Village in Russia depicting the legendary hero Svyatogor The master miniature painters from Kholui choose subjects from the poems and stories of classical literature, fairy tales and bylinas. Attention is paid to landscaping around the village of Kholii and the Teza river that runs through the town flooding in the spring. During the spring when the waters reach the towns edge, boats are used to get around. These scenes are common with the Kholui painters. This lacquer art work is one of the finer examples of such miniature painting.

5 by 10 by 3.5 inches deep $1250 (Call Us)

 

Fisherman and The Magic Fish from Mystera

Russian Lacquer box from Mystera Village depicting the story of the Fisherman and The Magic Fish. This is a rare lacquer treasure from Mystera. The masters here typically paint only on the cover of a box. This lacquer work is exquisitely done on all five panels making it a real collector's work. The fairy tale that is told on this box is very familiar to Russians. For the complete fairy tale click on the picture.

5 by 7.5 by 4.25 inches deep Sold

 

Firebird Russian Lacquer Box from Fydosgino

2.25 by 6.25 inches by 1.5/8 deep $225 (Call Us)

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