Fifteen (15) Russian lacquer boxes, including seven (7) hand-painted boxes and eight (8) having printed images with painted accents. All boxes signed, with hinged lids. 1st-7th items: Seven (7) hand-painted boxes decorated in architectural, landscape, folklore, and narrative scenes. Includes one (1) jewelry box with four interior compartments, two (2) oval boxes, one (1) square box with narrative scenes to lid and sides, one (1) large box with scene of men on horseback, and two (2) rectangular boxes. 8th-15th items: Eight (8) boxes with painted decoration over printed images of folklore and narrative scenes, one (1) depicting a cityscape. Includes one (1) large box with four removable inner boxes and three (3) small rectangular boxes. Boxes range in size from 2 1/8" H x 2" W x 2 3/4" D to 7 1/4" H x 9 1/4" W x 2" D. Most items 20th century. CONDITION: 1st-7th items: Largest box with scene of men on horseback with overall bubbling beneath lacquer, interior and exterior. Small areas of retouching on red paint on interior along hinge and scattered areas of lacquer loss to bottom edges of box, longest 3/4". Minor craquelure near top of scene. 8th-15th items: On largest box, slight wear to small areas on bases of inner four boxes. Remaining items overall good condition.
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