Footed Kholui Russian Lacquer Box Miniature Scene From Fairy Tale Signed Pyetrov
Date: The box is undated, but it is most likely from the late 1900s or early 2000s.
Origin: Kholui, Russia.
Size: The box measures ~56 1/8" by ~3 1/2" and is ~1 5/8" high when closed. The box weighs slightly over 5 ounces.
Marks: The box has markings in gold colored Cyrillic calligraphy on the bottom of the painting at the edge of the lid, which reads "Y KOLODTS OL; P. KHOLUI; PYETROV". The box is also marked in the back with the Kholui Logo. See photos for additional details.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A very beautiful and well done design with beautiful vivid colors. Gold and tempera make this nice box a very good addition to your collection of Russian Lacquer Boxes.
Condition: The box is in very good condition. The box has no cracks, breaks, repairs, hairlines, or crazing to the lacquering. The art work on top of the lid is intact, beautiful, well executed, and in very good shape with no losses or fading. The hinge works well and is intact and the interior is clean with vivid red coloring and exhibiting no losses. A very nice vintage Russian lacquer box to add to your collection. Please view the photos for additional condition information.
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