A SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL ICON OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

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MARK OF FYODOR STROGANOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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A SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL ICON OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL
MARK OF FYODOR STROGANOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917
Rectangular, the saints portrayed realistically with their right hands at their hearts, standing before a field, their halos enamelled with varicolour shaded foliate motifs on white grounds, the oklad repoussé and chased with scrolling foliage within a laurel border, the corners applied with similarly enamelled triangular plaques, with gray velvet backing, marked throughout
12¼ x 10½ in. (31.1 x 26.7 cm.)