A SILVER-MOUNTED CARVED WALRUS-TUSK PANAGIA

Russia, 16th century

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Oval, the recto carved with the Mother of God of the Sign surrounded by ten prophets and two seraphim, the domed reverse carved in the centre with Saints Basil the Blessed, John Chrysostom and Gregory the Great, in chased and engraved silver-gilt mount engraved with a prayer within scroll decoration, with suspension ring, apparently unmarked