A BRONZE AND ENAMEL PLAQUE REPRESENTING CHRIST AND THE TWELVE APOSTLES

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PROBABLY RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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A BRONZE AND ENAMEL PLAQUE REPRESENTING CHRIST AND THE TWELVE APOSTLES PROBABLY RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

Christ enthroned, raising his two hands in blessing, flanked by the portraits of six apostles at each side, all portrayed in medallions, the Apocalyptic personification of John the Evangelist below the image of Christ suggests that this plaque was probably fastened on the cover of a Book of the Revelation

5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (13.2 x 7.9 cm)