A silver-gilt, gem-set and seed pearl icon of the Mother of God of the Sign, maker's mark T.R in Cyrillic unidentified, Moscow, 1811, the icon 17th Century 

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The Virgin's maphorion picked out with seed pearls set to the centre with a ruby and emerald cross, the Virgin and Christ Child's halos embellished with gems, including rose-cut diamonds, emeralds, rubies, garnets, amethysts and nephrite jade, the outer borders mounted with silver, foliate pierced panels and decorated with repoussé and chased leaves, 84 standard
33 by 28cm., 13 by 11in.