This impressive Russian lacquer box was hand-crafted and hand-painted in the Fedoskino village in Russia, known for their amazing miniature paintings on lacquer boxes.
The exterior is covered with black lacquer and the lid is hand-painted with a miniature painting of the Russian Troika. .three gilded horses being driven by people in a sled. A scroll of gold decorates the edges. The interior of the box is red and black lacquer.
The box measures 3 5/8 by 2 1/2 by 1 inch high. The bottom edge is artist signed ~ KC ~ with two other Russian words...one being Troika. Very minimal signs of use (at bottom). Overall in excellent vintage condition. Circa 1970s.
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