A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TRIPTYCH ICON

MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'A.S', MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TRIPTYCH ICON
MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'A.S', MOSCOW, 1899-1908
Of ogee arch form, opening to reveal a central panel depicting Christ Enthroned, flanked by St Basil the Great and St Anna, all three decorated with finely chased and engraved silver-gilt garments and halos, the front chased with a cross simulating wood, within scrolling foliage, the reverse similarly decorated with foliage, with a silver plaque inscribed in Russian '1842-1902 / From Church Servants and the Head Priest of the Izhvesk Cathedral', with suspension loop and clasp, marked throughout
10 in. (25.5 cm.) wide, extended