A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR, SEMYON GALKIN, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1901

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR, SEMYON GALKIN, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1901 the robes repoussé and chased in trompe loeil style, the halo and borders with opaque and translucent enamel in traditional shades of blue, white and red, the reverse with a plaque inscribed in Russian A blessing from aunt Katya / [to] Nicholas Nikolaevitch Tuchkov / 14 January 1901, struck throughout with makers initials, 84 standard 27.4 by 22.8cm, 10¾ by 9in.