A RARE SILVER-GILT, NIELLO, CLOISONNE ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL ICON OF THE JERUSALEM MOTHER OF GOD, A.M. POSTNIKOV PARTNERSHIP, MOSCOW, 1892

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A RARE SILVER-GILT, NIELLO, CLOISONNE ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL ICON OF THE JERUSALEM MOTHER OF GOD, A.M. POSTNIKOV PARTNERSHIP, MOSCOW, 1892 intricately decorated, the robes of seed pearl and set with pastes, the halos with enamelled scrolls on gilt grounds, the Virgin on a nielloed ground within a blue and white pellets, the borders repousse with a foliate pattern, struck on the edge with the makers mark, 84 standard 26.5 by 21.5cm, 10% by 8^in.