Icon of Christ "Holy Silence"

Icon

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 5.125 in x H 6 in x D 0.25 in

Accession Number:

7.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-03-27

Description

Cast brass icon with blue, white and yellow enamel. In center is image of Christ as an angel with hands crossed over chest and eight-pointed star in His halo. On the margins are eighteen medallions with images of Christ Pantocrator, the Virgin Mary, John the Baptist, Archangels Gabriel and Michael, Apostles Peter and Paul, and selected saints: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, John Chrysostom, St. Nicholas, St. George and St. Demetrius, St. Zosima and St. Savvatii, the Guardian Angel and the Apostles John and Andrew.