Russian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th CenturyRussian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th Century

This Russian lacquer papier mache tea caddy features an intricate and subtle typical hand-painted scene of a family in a horse-drawn sleigh (a Troika scene) on the hinged lid. Manufactured by a Vishniakov factory and marked inside the lid with a factory mark, double headed Imperial Eagle seal and Royal Crown along with award medals from Emperor Alexander the Third, c1880. The interior has a silvered lining. The papier mache is in good condition for age with very slight loss to the papier mache corners. Length 3.75 ins (9.5cm), width 6 ins (15.5cm), depth 3.5 ins (9cm). Weight 368 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "Antique Boxes - Inside and Out", on page 150. Insured Air Mail Post with tracking to the USA would be $48.00 USD - with no tracking is cheaper. For shipping cost to other countries, please contact us.

Item ID: GEC-00324

Russian Papier Mache Tea Caddy with Painted Troika Scene, late 19th Century

$400 USD

Add to Cart Make Offer
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

3 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List


The Discerning Collector


Genevieve Cummins
Sydney
Australia
  

An Author’s enticing collection of Special Boxes, Chatelaines, Watches and Fashion / Accessories.

Many quality, rare and unusual items available - why not check them out. You may find a treasure for YOUR collection

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2015

Shipping & Handling:To Be Determined
Insurance:Included
Shipping to: USA
change
140 character limit

More from The Discerning Collector