This beautiful authentic Russian Lacquer Miniature was created by Natalia Kuznetsova from the village of Palekh. The composition depicts a fairy tale Called Ivan Tsarevich and the Gre Wolf, in which the wolf, Ivan's friend, is a magical helper along the way to resuce beautiful Vasilisa.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the piece while traditional red lacquer completes the interior of the work. Gold ornamentation, with a floral pattern, frames the scene and wraps around the sides of the box.The lid is hinged and the box rests on four legs. 2X8X3 cm.