This stunning miniature lacquer box was hand painted in Palekh style. It features Ivan taking his two horses and the humpbacked pony (granted to him by a magic fire bird) back to his father's stable. The scene is based on the Russian folk tale of "the Humpbacked Pony" or "Konyok -Gorbunok" in Russian. The box is initialed by an artist.
This box is 2.0"L x 1.5"W x 1.0"H
Materials: Paper-mache, tempera paint, lacquer, hinge.
Handmade in Russia.