Kholui - signed lacquered box - Folk Art - Papier-mache

Description
Kholui - signed lacquered box - Folk Art - Papier-mache
Russia - Second half 20th century

Russian rectangular box, lacquered and signed, with hinged lid. It depicts in polychromy, a scene from a fairy tale by Puskin “The Tsar Saltan”, in which prince Guidon meets the future zarevna Lebed. The body and lid of the box are richly decorated with golden and silver motifs. The box rests on 4 feet. In Cyrillic on the bottom: Prince Guidon - Kholui - Djasko. Manufacturing by the Russian school of Kholui. Registered and tracked shipping.

Lot details
Object
signed lacquered box
Material
Papier-mache
Manufacturer/ Brand
Kholui
Style
Folk Art
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
As new - unused
Dimensions
4×6×14 cm
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