1973 Palekh Russian Lacquer Box Scene from Princes Frog Fairy Tale Artist Signed
Date: The box is dated 1973.
Origin: Palekh, Russia.
Size: The box measures ~3 1/4" in diameter and is ~7/8" high when closed. The piece weighs about 2 ounces.
Marks: The box has markings in gold colored calligraphy on the bottom of the painting at the edge of the lid "121 Palekh; Mazkova (which is possibly the artist signature); 1973 2". The box is also marked Made in U. S. S. R. in white coloring on the bottom of the base.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A beautiful and very well done design with beautiful vivid colors. Gold and tempera make this high-quality box a nice addition to your collection of Russian Lacquer Boxes.
Condition: The box is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs, hairlines, or crazing. The box is soiled, shows some scuff marks to the surface, has scratches, and a few spots of surface roughness. Be that as it may, this is a very nice box worthy of a spot in your collection. Please view the photos for additional condition information.
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