1) Cholui 2) Palekh - Lacquered boxes (2) - Folk Art - Papier-mache

1) Cholui 2) Palekh - Lacquered boxes (2) - Folk Art - Papier-mache
Russia - Late 20th century

1) Rectangular lacquered Russian box. It has a hinged lid with a raised oval part with edges decorated with gilded friezes. At the centre is depicted young Lel, a character from the Russian fairy tale '' The snowman '', lying in the shade of a flowering tree, while playing the horn. On the bottom are the Cyrillic writings: Cholui - Lel - Ziv. Russian school, Cholui manufacture. 2) Rectangular lacquered Russian box with hinged lid, embellished with golden elements. In circular section on the top is depicted Father Frost, from the homonymous Russian tale, while hugging a young woman. At the bottom are illegible Cyrillic writings; a Russian manufacture, probably of Palekh School. Registered and tracked shipping.

Lot details
No. of items
Lacquered boxes
Manufacturer/ Brand
1) Cholui 2) Palekh
Folk Art
Estimated Period
Late 20th century
Country of Origin
As new - unused
3×7×5 cm
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