Russian Icon Christ Silver Riza Moscow 1908-1917

$2,500.00 (HOLD AW)


This Russian Orthodox Ikon is of Christ in Majesty. It is painted in the "German" style, showing the influence of the Italian Renaissance with its soft sfumato modelling of a three dimensional figure. The bulk of the ikon is both protected from lamp soot and enriched by a silver riza hallmarked for Moscow 1908-1917 and "NG" in Cyrillic, an unrecorded maker. The riza is 84 standard (875/1000)

23 cm by 27 cm.

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