A SMALL ICON SHOWING THE NATIVITY OF THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH A SILVER OKLAD
A SMALL ICON SHOWING THE NATIVITY OF THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH A SILVER OKLAD Russian, early 19th century (icon), Russian, Saratov, 1834 (oklad) Tempera on wood panel. Finely executed in great detail with golden haloes on a gold ground. Two selected saints on the borders: St. John the Forerunner and St. Alexander Nevsky. Overlaid with a chased and embossed silver oklad. Marked with city hallmark, assayer's mark, 84 standard and master's mark 'JC'. 15.8 x 12.5 cm.
This item comes with a certificate from The Israeli Antiquities Authority.