Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Malachite box

    Malachite box

    Russian Empire, Yekaterinburg

    The 1880-1890s

    Jewelry-lapidary atelier of Vasiliy Lipin

    Malachite, brass, paste, fabric; mosaic, casting, benchwork

    4.8 x 6.4 x 5.0 cm


    Malachite box of rectangular shape, with hinged lid, with vermeil brass frame of the body upper edge and lid, with round metal snap shutter button on the front side. The box inner surfaces box are pasted over with red silk. The case bottom is pasted over with green felt.