THE VLADIMIR MOTHER OF GOD

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The gilt background of the slightly concave bowed panel carved in low relief in imitation of stamped and tooled silver basma, North Russia, circa 1600, area of damage on the right eye; encased in a later heavy repousse and chased silver-gilt oklad, set with pearls and pastes (some missing), the borders with foliate strapwork, maker's mark I.L., Archangel, 1864-5, weight 64.3oz.