A gold, enamel and mother of pearl triptych icon, Ivan Chichelev, Moscow, 1890-1892

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Of crested arch form, the polished surfaces within polychrome floral borders, the front champlevé enamelled with Cyrillic initials VT and TA, the reverse engraved in Russian 'In remembrance' and dated 19 October 1890, the inerior with portraits of Saints Vadim, Vladimir, and Apollinaria, all signed Petrov, one dated 1892, within blue line borders beneath polychrome strapwork, pendant loop, 72 standard
height 8.5cm, 3 3/8 in.