This very detailed box is a creation of Sergey Mukhin from the village of Kholui. The box shows a scene from the popular Russian fairy-tale "Ivan Tsarevich and Grey Wolf". This beautiful papier-mache lacquer box is hand painted in egg tempera and gold on Mother of pearl. Miniature painted in the traditional manner on the Mother-of-pearl background.
Box is approx 6"x3.5"x1 1/4"