A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL FRAMED ICON OF 'THE AUGUST PROPHECY', MOSCOW, 1915-1916

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Depicting the Apparition of the Mother of God to soldiers on the eve of battle, dated 1915, the repousse frame with lattice design punctuated with stars, set to each corner with polychrome enamelled friezes within white beaded borders, the top and the bottom applied with silver and enamel plaques inscribed in Cyrillic 117 kon. Sot. Esaul A.I. Shilko 8, IX 1916 g. / Yavlenie B.M. na voine, 84 standard