Wildlife lacquer box birds hand-painted decorative miniature art

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Wildlife lacquer box with birds

• Entirely handmade
• Handcrafted and shaped from papier-mache
• Cloaked in rich smooth black lacquer outside and red inside
• Thoroughly dried after each coat (up to 10 coats before painting starts)
• Hand-painted with a freshly made egg tempera
• Embellished with patterns made from gold leaf
• Artfully detailed with gold leaf within the picture and for patterns on the lid and borders
• Many times covered with a clear glossy lacquer finish
• Polished by hand to the smooth and even condition
• Lift-off lid
• Certificate inside
• Signed by artist

Dimensions: H 3.5" x L 4.7" x W 1.3" (12 x 9 x 3.3 cm)

The inscription in gold below the miniature painting: Kholui, Russian Wildlife, artist’s name