London, South Kensington
2 December 2003
The Mother of God of Kazan
Traditionally painted in dark colours, shown shoulder length, with Christ child in her left arm, with embroidered vestments with semiprecious stone and pearl decoration, with silver repoussé oklad.
Icon: Russia, late 17th century; oklad marked with unrecorded master's initials MO, assay master's mark of Ivan Zavodov, Kostroma, 1760.
12 5/8 x 10 7/8 in. (32 x 27.5 cm.)
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