RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT ICON TRIPTYCH

Samuel Arndt, St. Petersburg, 1863

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The double-door hinged cover with shaped top, with a central crucifix surmounted by the All Seeing Eye, the surrounds engraved with foliate scrolls, the interior painted in the center with Ss. Nicholas, Anastasia, Vera and a fourth female saint, the • wings with the Holy Visage and Our Lady of Joy to those who Suffer on one side and the Presentation of the Head of St. John the Baptist, and St. Alexander Nevski on the other, with repousse and chased angels above.