A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel icon of Christ Pantocrator, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1899-1914A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR, OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1914
painted on metal, the raised borders enamelled with shaded flowers and foliage, struck on the lower edge with P.Ovchinnikov in Cyrillic under the Imperial warrant, 84 standard
11.2 by 9.3cm, 4¼ by 3¾in.
The painted area wirh several areas of loss, especially to the bible. The enamel in very good condition.
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