Mother of God of the Burning Bush, Central Russia, late 18th century

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The corners depicting Moses' vision of the Burning Bush, an angel bring burning coals to St Ezekiel, Jacob's vision, St Ezekiel's vision, with a fine cast and chased silver-gilt oklad, the central panel with applied halos on a sunray ground, borders with Pan-Slavic strapwork, Prokopy Nikitin, Moscow 1860, 84 standard

icon: 48.5 by 36.5cm., 19 by 14 3/8 in; oklad: 49 by 37cm., 19 by 14¼in.