A PARCEL-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF ST NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE WORKER

MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'SG', MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A PARCEL-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF ST NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE WORKER
MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'SG', MOSCOW, 1899-1908
Rectangular, the Saint realistically painted, raising his right hand in benediction and holding the Gospels in his left hand, his filigree vestments of foliate and geometric design, the halo and spandrels cloisonné enamelled in shades of blue, green, purple and translucent red, marked on lower edge, halo and plaque
10 5/8 in. x 8¾ in. (27 x 22.5 cm.)