A SILVER-GILT, CLOISONNE AND PICTORIAL ENAMEL PENDANT ICON OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, KHLEBNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A SILVER-GILT, CLOISONNE AND PICTORIAL ENAMEL PENDANT ICON OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, KHLEBNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 painted on metal, depicting the saint in lavish robes and with gilt wings on plain polished ground, the frame enamelled with foliate scrolls in opaque shades of green and turquoise, struck on the reverse with initials I.H. in Cyrillic, 84 standard 5.4 by 4.6cm, 2 by 1%in.