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Russian Kholuy Lacquer Box Admirer

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SKU:
AB100-145
Weight:
0.55 LBS

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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.