HUMPBACKED PONY PALEKH MINIATURE LACQUER BOX
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.