Icon ‘Saint Basil the Confessor, Bishop of Paris and Saint John the Merciful, Patriarch of Alexandria’ in a silver oklad Yaroslavl, second half of the 19th century

Lot 192
wood, oil. Oklad: silver, chased, engraved Hallmarks: maker’s mark «E.M»; assay master’s mark «V.I» over the date 1866; silver mark ‘84’ and the city mark of Yaroslavl - «a bear on its hind legs, holding an ax» Condition: without restoration, patina on the oklad. An exquisite oklad, decorated with noble embossed ornamentation, gives particular value to the icon.