This Russian lacquer box painted in a miniature art style of Kholuy village. The box's art scene features Kiribeevich, who is one of the noble men of Ivan the Terrible courtyard, and Alyona, a young wife of the merchant Kalashnikov. Based on a poem of Mikhail Lermontov called "Song About Czar", Kiribeevich fell in love with merchant's wife, which later resulted in a deadly fight. 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.