Talented Boris Shavirin is the artist who has painted this hunting scene. The theme of hunting is a traditional subject in the Russian lacquered miniature art. The action takes place in the winter forest. The huge brown bear defend itself from the attack of a wolf.
The scene is framed with a gold line. The exterior sides of the box imitates the color of gray marble. The interior is covered with red lacquer.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name and Fedoskino.
Approx. size 6"x4.5"x1.5".