A Russian Icon of the Great Holy Martyr St. Varvara with Silver Oklad
St. Varvara stands at full length at right in a grassy landscape, her sumptuous garments are finely painted and she holds the Gospels open in her left hand, Christ appears to her at upper left as she gazes upon the bathhouse commissioned by her father, with chased and repoussé silver oklad with anthemion border
oklad 19th century, with maker's mark lacking and assayer's mark unclear
11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.
28.6 x 24.5 cm