A Russian Icon of the Vladimir Mother of God, 19th century
With a smaller image of the martyr St. Vassa on the left border looking up at the Mother of God, the border of the gilded silver oklad and the halo engraved with scrolling foliage, the robes sewn with seed pearls a mounted with an engraved ruby
the halo marked with unidentified Cyrillic maker's mark G.Ya., the oklad apparently unmarked
12 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.
31.1 x 27.3 cm