A little town of Palekh is located in 360 kilometers to the east from Moscow.This is about 60 kilometeres from town of Ivanovo, to which region Palekh belongs.
Fedoskino is the site of the country's oldest lacquer miniature industry.
The old Russian village of Kholui (located in Ivanovo region) is known for it's remarkable scenic beauty.
Mstera's lacquer box is vivid evidence of the remarkable viability of old Russian painting and folk decorative Art.
Zhiryakov Alexey is the talented Palekh Master responsible for the delightful assembly of color and design before you. Delicious detail, stunning decoration and a rather sublime palette make this composition quality in the highest degree. Here the artist has chosen to depict several scenes from the Russian Fairy-tale "Finist the Falcon".Here is the plot...
This very realistic landscape scene has been painted by well-known Fedsokino artist, Tatyana Tipyakova. The work is called "Little Stream", and shows a forest glade with the stream running over the stones and we almost can hear the babbling of the water!
Fellow art lovers,
Welcome to russianlacquerart.com, where we are proud to present a unique and continually changing collection of lacquer art from the four centers of lacquered miniature painting: Fedoskino, Palekh, Kholui, and Mstera. You'll also find detailed information about each of the villages, biographies of many of the artists, a history of lacquer miniature painting, and some of the fairytales and other themes of this unique part of Russian culture.
Available for purchase from our collection are exclusive artworks of today's most talented and innovative miniaturists, from boxes and chests, to plates, eggs, and more.
Every month, we visit each of the four lacquer art villages to expand our artist information section and to purchase the best new works from the artists themselves so you're assured of authentic, quality pieces at the best price possible.
You may order items directly on our website, with delivery in approximately 7-10 days.
Nearly all of the pieces we offer are unique, one-of-a-kind creations. Items that are sold are still available for viewing on our site!
Email us with any questions you may have, and we'll be happy to answer them!