HUMPBACKED PONY PALEKH MINIATURE LACQUER BOX

HUMPBACKED PONY PALEKH MINIATURE LACQUER BOX

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This stunning miniature lacquer box was hand painted in Palekh style. It features Ivan taking his two horses and the humpbacked pony (granted to him by a magic fire bird) back to his father’s stable. The scene is based on the Russian folk tale of “the Humpbacked Pony” or “Konyok -Gorbunok” in Russian.  The box is initialed by an artist.

This box is 2.0″L x 1.5″W x 1.0″H
Materials: Paper-mache, tempera paint, lacquer, hinge.
Handmade in Russia.