Folding Triptych Icon

Icon

Date:

1896

Materials:

Egg tempera, Silver and Silver gilt

Accession Number:

54.2007

Credit Line:

Gift. Pereplotchikov, Igor Aleksandrovich. 1995

Description

Three-panel folding icon. Silver, arch form with ring on top. Icons are egg tempera on gessoed wood, with engraved silver gilt oklads. In central panel is icon of Christ Pantokrator. In left panel is icon of Kazan Mother of God. In right panel is icon of Great Martyr Catherine, Great Martyr Panteleimon, Guardian Angel, and Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker. On reverse of left panel is eight-pointed cross over inscription: О Упокоенiи | рабы Божiей | Лидiи | Мирны | урожденной | Переплетчиковой ("For the repose of the sevant of God Lidia Mirna nee Perepletichkova"). Inscription not done professionally; was scratched, possibly hammered with a sharp implement.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: C. У.; 84, kokoshnik facing left, ИЛ in oval; scratched number 4.