A Russian Gilded Silver and "Jeweled" Reliquary Panagia, Ivan Chichelev, Moscow, circa 1880-1888

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Of octagonal form, the Kazan Mother of God painted in enamel on copper on the central panel, surrounded by four rows of colored "jewels" with eight larger circular settings, hanging from a jeweled crown, the back with hinged door opening to a small space meant to hold a reliquary, with a suspension hook at upper rear
Height 6 1/8 in.
15.6 cm