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BOX WITH A SCENE FROM NIKOLAI NEKRASOV’S "GENERAL TOPTYGIN"

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BOX WITH A SCENE FROM NIKOLAI NEKRASOV’S "GENERAL TOPTYGIN"

Made by: Stashkov

Currently in storage


About this object

Box is rectangular in shape. On cover in colors is a troika pulled by one dappled grey horse and two in red. In sleigh is a bear with a ring in his nose driving. Ground is covered with snow and there is a quarter moon in the black sky. Scene is idenitified with an inscription in lower center. Sides are black except for a scroll in yellow with white rosettes around lower edge. Interior is red.

Category:
lacquerware
Object name:
BOX WITH A SCENE FROM NIKOLAI NEKRASOV’S "GENERAL TOPTYGIN"
Made from:
Lacquer -- papier-mâché -- tempera
Made in:
USSR: Palekh
Date made:
1939
Size:
3.8 × 14 × 9.2 cm (1 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 3 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
35.47
Class:
LACQUER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION lower center: inscription; lower right: 1939 CTAWKOB NANEZ 1939; lower left: 2501
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968
Featured in publication:
"Russia in a Box: Art and Identity in an Age of Revolution"