Russian Icon Christ Silver Riza Moscow 1908-1917


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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