For sale is another beautiful vintage black Russian box painted by the Russian Collection, artist J. Kovalkina, circa 1997. The Fedoskino Style miniature is an oval gold geometric design. All over trim with beautiful gilt bordering bottom and lid. The interior is solid bright red, creating a rich quality item. This piece measures 3 3/4” l x 2” w x 1 1/4” d and is in very good condition, with minor scratches on bottom. 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.