A SILVER-GILT ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR

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MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1866

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A SILVER-GILT ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR
MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1866
Rectangular, Christ realistically painted, raising his right hand in a blessing, his left hand holding the Gospels, with an openwork halo, the vestments engraved with crosses and geometric motifs, the border chased and cast with scrolling bouquets and foliage, marked on lower edge
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high