Russian Lacquer Boxes with Index of Subjects and Cyrillic Key

By: David Armstrong

Price: $69.95

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Book Condition: Fine


5900308030 88 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated in colour. "The first comprehensive collector's guide on the famous Palekh boxes and other miniature works of art produced by the inheritors of the great Russian icon tradition. Besides recounting the history of this unique art form and taking us to the handful of villages authorized to create it, the author provides a fully illustrated identification guide to the lacquer miniatures, making it simple for beginners and non-Russian speakers to identify the boxes. he also recounts the fairy stories and legends which form a backdrop to the work of Russia's finest artists." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy.

Title: Russian Lacquer Boxes with Index of Subjects and Cyrillic Key

Author Name: David Armstrong

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Moscow, Forkis Publishers: 1992

ISBN Number: 5900308030

ISBN Number 13: 9785900308036

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 547H0213

Keywords: Russian Lacquer Boxes - with Index of Subjects and Cyrillic Key Fairy Stories Legends Identification Miniatures Icons History Palekh Boxes,