Extremely large and enough rare Russian imperial Lacque box as tea tray with two drawers for different types of tea under lock (lost key). on the lid is hand painting with Russian running Troyka in the winter landscape. On the back of the lid is the stamp of famous Imperial manufacture Lukutin. This box was executed here ca. in the middle of 19th century.Literature: (in Russian) about history of Russian laquer miniature manufactures see under link:
Inscription: on the back of the box lid - the stamp of the Imperial Lacque manufacture Lukutin.
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. 9 7/8" x h. 5 7/8" x deepth 5 1/2" (25 x 15 x 14 cm).
Condition: in good condition.