Trinity Monastery Round Dresser Box. The Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius is a powerful and ancient fortress monastery with walls built and rebuilt beginning in the 15th century and ending with the 18th and beyond. This is an elegant pokerwork box with painted decoration and a detachable lid. Last quarter of the 20th century. Red paper USSR label and factory markings. About fine condition. 1" height x 3" diameter.
Dresser boxes are known as powder boxes or versatile trinket boxes. They can be put anywhere in the house and will hold pins, buttons and any small items. They can also be used for religious items such as a special cross or small icon.