The Tale of Tsar Saltan Handmade Jewelry Trinket Box with Lacquer Miniature
|gold leaf, lacquer, linseed oil, papier-mache, tempera
|7.1x3.5x1.4'' (18x9x3.5 cm)
|Picture / color
|Print with hand-painted elements
|Color may vary
|Shades and hues you see on the monitor may vary depending on your settings.
The Tale of Tsar Saltan Jewelry Box is suitable for storing precious items, jewelry, and keepsakes.
The image inspired by A.S. Pushkin's fairy tale "The Tale of Tsar Saltan," featuring a warm color palette with dominant shades of gold, red, and green.
Materials and painting: The box is completely handcrafted from papier-mâché. Linseed oil, lacquer, tempera, and gold leaf are used in the decoration. Upon the finished painting, artists add the finest strokes and create minute details. The final touch of each painting and the box is the golden patterns that frame each miniature. The gold paint is made from crushed gold leaf.
The uniqueness of the miniature painting lies in the meticulous and detailed depiction of the scene.