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A silver-gilt icon of St Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Archangel Michael, maker's mark I.Zh, Moscow, 1886

A silver-gilt icon of St Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Archangel Michael, maker's mark I.Zh, Moscow, 1886

A silver-gilt icon of St Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Archangel Michael, maker's mark I.Zh, Moscow, 1886

A silver-gilt icon of St Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Archangel Michael, maker's mark I.Zh, Moscow, 1886


the holy figures depicted standing underneath an image of the Holy Visage, the chased and engraved silver gilded oklad decorated with scalloped, rhombus and undulated motifs along the border, struck with maker's initials in Cyrillic, 84 standard

32 by 26.5cm; 12½by 10½in.

Overall good condition. Some pigment loss to the halo of St. Nicholas. Three visible cracks to the paint along the left side of the painted panel.


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