For sale a lovely vintage black Russian box, artist L. Goleneva, circa 1996. The Fedoskino Style miniature scene reveals a bride and groom riding in a horse drawn cart, surrounded by family and friends. Trimmed with beautiful gilt flowers and leaves bordering all sides. The interior with hinged lid is solid bright red, creating a rich quality item. This piece measures 5” l x 3 ½” w x 1 ½”d and is in good condition with a few minor cracks. Made in Russia signed on bottom.
FYI: The art of lacquered miniatures is several millennia old. It made its way to Russia in the 18th 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.