Vintage Black Lacquered Russian Box- "A Boyar Maiden"

Seaside Art Gallery


For sale another lovely vintage black Russian box painted by the Russian Collection, artist: A. Prochorova, circa 1995. The Fedoskino style miniature painting depicts a Russian girl from a noble feudal family in Old Russia, clad in traditional attire, standing on the porch of a Boyar house. Trimmed with beautiful gilt floral bordering. The interior is solid bright red, creating a rich quality item. This piece measures 4” l x 3” w x 1 1/4” d and is in good condition. Made in Russia signed on bottom.

FYI: The art of lacquered miniatures is several millennia old, arriving in Russia during the 18 Century. Since then Russian lacquered articles have won a place for themselves in world culture. The miniature works of Fedoskino artists are in private collections and Museums around the World.

Category: People, Realism

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