An Iconostasis Icon with parcel-gilt silver oklad, Palekh, circa 1800

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Painted on gold ground, the iconostasis divided into 6 tiers, the local tier centred with the Royal Door, the second one displaying church feasts, the next three depicting saints, prophets and forefathers, crowned with the Crucifixion, set in a chased oklad repoussé, struck with maker's mark MP (Cyrillic), 1908-1926, 84 standard, with later additions to the oklad

53 by 44.2cm, 20 7/8 by 17 3/8 in.