This box shows us a part of the Royal family of the Romanovs-Emperor Nicholas and his son Alexey. The painting is done by a talented Fedoskino artist , Igor Usachov.
Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia, Grand Duke of Finland, and claimed the title of King of Poland. His official title was Nicholas II, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias.
Alexey Nikolaevich, son of Nicholas II, was the only son in the Royal family,heir of Emperors title of the family. Nicholas and Alexandra has also four daughters: Anastasia, Marie,Tatiana and Olga.
The portraits are painted in the realistic style against the bronze background.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work.
The box's sides are decorated with rich silver scan patterns. Scans are individual silver punch-outs that are applied to the box surface.
On the box we can find the names of Nicholas and Alexey.
A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests flat. The work is signed at the bottom with the artist's name and Fedoskino.