Russian Orthodox Icon of Saint Nicholas c. late 19th Century - $7,500
Stock# 120963

A skilled and well preserved portrait of Saint Nicholas with an impressed, engraved and pierced gilt silver overlay. St Nicholas is adorned by a silver halo which is separately hallmarked 84 (Zolotnik) ie 875 silver and a town mark for Moscow. A maker's mark 'PV' appears in cyrillic script. The silver overlay is similarly marked with no year date evident.

Dimensions: 145mm (w) 180mm (h)

A superior example of religious iconography which comes with its handsome original outer box.

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