Mstiorskya miniature is a type of Russian folk miniature painting in tempera paints on lacquer articles made of papie-mache. This trade appeared in village Mstiora of Vladimirskya area.
This beautiful lacquer box is hand painted by the artist N. Serov (signed on the bottom). It's made in an unusual shape with a thimble inside.
Theme of miniature painting is "Walk".