London, South Kensington
2 December 2003
Christ Pantocrator and the Dormition
First one traditionally painted in bright colours on gilt ground with decorative border in a glazed kiot; the second miniature icon traditionally painted and with silver-gilt oklad, in a glazed kiot.
Russia, late 19th century; Marked with the unknown workmaster's Cyrillic mark GR, Kiev, last quater of the 19th century.
5 1/8 x 4¼in. (13 x 10.8cm.) and 2 5/8 x 2 3/16in. (6.7 x 5.5cm.) without kiots. (2)
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