This Russian lacquer box painted in a miniature art style of Kholuy village. The box features a beautiful young lady in a traditional Russian costume of a red sarafan dress and a matching head piece called kokoshnik. The lady symbolizes the country of Russia welcoming visitors and guests with bread and salt served on an embroidered cotton towel. The box is initialed by an artist.
This box is about: 3.5"W x 5.0"L x 1.25"H
Materials: Paper-mache, tempera paint, clear lacquer, hinge.