London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARKS D.S. IN CYRILLLIC, ON SILVER BORDER, 1896-1908
The Mother of God painted traditionally, with deep colours highlighted by dense chrysography. The icon is set in a silver and cloisonne enamelled frame, with a cut-out halo and crown, decorated with stylised floral motifs, in pastel colours, with applied quatrefoil flowers on the corners.
3 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. (9.25 x 8 cm)
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