A Fabergé jewelled silver, enamel and seed-pearl icon of the Pelagonitissa Mother of God, Moscow, 1908-1917

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The Holy figures finely painted on wood, her robes and mantle repoussé with folds and applied with seed pearls, His robes champlevé enamelled with turquoise-coloured scrolls, their halos repoussé with stylised fir cones and a rosette within scrolls on a stippled ground, the riza of opaque greenish-blue baisse taille enamel within scrolls and foliate motifs applied with seed pearls, the frame with alternating rosettes and palmettes, the top and bottom applied with cabochon sapphires, struck K.Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial warrant, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 40852 or 4085923 by 20cm, 9 by 7 3/4 in.