A silver and cloisonné enamel triptych icon, Lyubavin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895

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The central panel painted with the Ascension of Christ, the left with St. John the Warrior shown at full length, and the right with a standing angel holding an icon of the Mother of God, Ease My Sorrows, the borders enamelled with colourful cloisonné floral ornament against a stippled gilt ground, mounted at the top with a similarly decorated cross, the exterior doors similarly decorated and applied with a large cross decorated with red and white flowerheads, 84 standard
open: 33 by 28.6cm; 13 by 11 1/4 in.