A Russian Icon of the Old Testament Trinity with Gilded Silver Oklad, 19th century
The three richly dressed angels seated at a table at center beneath the oak of Mamre, a column and architectural facades at left evoke the tent of Abraham and a rocky hillside is at right, all three angels make blessing gestures toward the chalice on the table, Abraham and Sarah approach from left and right, with a gilded silver oklad richly chased in imitation of the painted image beneath and an ornate floral border
oklad with unidentified Cyrillic maker's mark A.P., Tver, 1857
13 x 10 7/8 in.
33 x 27.6 cm