The merchant's Afanasyi youngest daughter Nastenka was delighted with her father's gift, the scarlet flower, that he brought upon her wish from a far-away land. The scene is based on the Russian folk tale of "The Scarlet Flower". This stunning miniature lacquer box was hand painted in Palekh style and it 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.