London, South Kensington
2 December 2003
the mother of god
Realistically painted, shown shoulder-lenght, with chased silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, in a glazed kiot.
Icon early 20th century. Oklad: marked Khlebnikov and with Imperial Warrant, Moscow, 1908-1917.
6 7/8 x 5 5/8in. (17.5 x 14.4cm.) without kiot.
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