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Russian Palekh Painted Box with Fable Scene

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Hand painted with a dramatic scene from a fable

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W-8 D-11 H-4 (cm)

Item Reference:

84244-1260-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 84244-1260-1
Item No. 84244 - Dealer No. 1260 - Building No. 1


Pretty Russian Palekh lacquered box. Hand painted with a dramatic scene from a fable. With an indistinct signature to the lower right.
Intricate gold fine line design around the edge. Opens to reveal a vibrant red interior. Make ideal original gifts.

Palekh village is located a few hundred kilometers Northeast of Moscow in the Vladimir-Suzdal region. These exquisite, highly detailed miniatures from Palekh have been called "small miracles" and are sought after by collectors throughout the world.


Item Reference
Height: 4 cm
Width: 8 cm
Depth: 11 cm
20th Century
Papier Mache
Country of Origin
Good Condition


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
  • UK Van Delivery by Hand, this applies to furniture, large items or delicate items. This is undertaken by ourselves or by a fully insured van delivery company that is personally known to us. Prices dependant on your location and size/amount of items purchased.

We are able to deliver any item to anywhere in the World, and so for any item/location, we are able to obtain quotes for delivery/shipping.

To make an enquiry call us on 01427 668 389