Antique Russian silver Icon depicting Saint Nicholas entering the monastery. The silver oklad is hand crafted in relief work, the faces are painted tempera on wood. The silver is partly polished and partly has a mat finish which creates a lovely contrast. The Icon has a marker´s mark and the Russian hallmark. The Icon is in excellent original condition, a small rectangular piece of silver is missing at the bottom. The Icon is covered with black velvet on the back side . The item is dated at the turn oft he 20 th century.
Length: 5.1"(130 mm) Width: 3.5"(90 mm)