Russian laquer box was executed on the famous Russian imperial manufacrture Wasili Osipowitsch Wischnjakow and sons , ca. in 1862-1888. A lacquer papier-mashe box depicting a winter troika on the hinged lid. On the reverse side of the cover is firma stamp with four exhibition medalsLiterature (in Russian) about history of Russian laquer miniature manufactures see under link: http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/alliksana/post121443380/
Inscription: on the reverse of the cover -manufacture stamp.
Technique: lacque, oil on papier-mashe ( a construction material that consists of pieces of paper, sometimes reinforced with textiles, stuck together using a wet paste (e.g., glue, starch, or wallpaper adhesive). The crafted object becomes solid when the paste dries).
Measurements: w 6 1/8" x d. 4" x h 1 3/4" (15,5 x 10 x 4,5 cm) .
Condition: in good condition.