A PARCEL-GILT SILVER-MOUNTED ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF IVER

MARKED KHLEBNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE MAKER'S MARK OF DMITRY ALEKSANDROV, MOSCOW, 1880

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER-MOUNTED ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF IVER
MARKED KHLEBNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE MAKER'S MARK OF DMITRY ALEKSANDROV, MOSCOW, 1880
Rectangular, realistically painted, the Christ child with his right hand raised in benediction, the Mother of God behind him, the parcel-gilt silver garments repoussé and finely chased, the openwork halos engraved with scrolling foliage, the borders engraved with geometric motifs, marked on lower border, garments and halo; in the original leather case
10½ x 8 5/8 in. (26.7 x 22 cm.)