THE ANNUNCIATION

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RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S.ZH. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1839

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THE ANNUNCIATION

RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S.Zh. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1839

The Mother of God kneeling, with her hands raised on her chest, Archangel Gabriel descending from Heaven amidst clouds, holding flowers and pointing to the Holy Spirit above, the latter appearing as a dove in rayed glory, painted realistically, the silver oklad with cut-out silver-gilt haloes, champleve enamelled title plaques, the border chased with flowers, placed in a modern glazed frame

12? x 10? in. (31.2 x 26.7 cm)