A SILVER-GILT, FILIGREE AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR

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MARK OF THE ZAKHAROV BROTHERS, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A SILVER-GILT, FILIGREE AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR
MARK OF THE ZAKHAROV BROTHERS, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
Rectangular, Christ realistically painted, raising his right hand in a blessing, his left hand holding the Gospels, the text champlevé enameled, with a shaded varicolor cloisonné enamel halo, the filigree vestments of foliate and geometric scrollwork, the border engraved with strapwork and laurel leaves, marked throughout
10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high