RUSSIAN ICON OF OUR LADY SMOLENSKAYA

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Second Quarter 19th Century

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Flanked by circular medallions depicting the Archangels Michael and Gabriel; the side borders painted with St. John the Forerunner, St. Nicholas the Miracleworker, the Apostles Paul and John, St. Metropolitan Peter and St. Anna. Covered in a repousse silver rizza, Moscow, 1831, chased with flowering foliage and palmettes; the halos gilded.