Icon of Christ Pantocrator

Icon

Creator:

Khlebnikov (firm)

Date:

1896 - 1908

Materials:

Egg tempera, Gesso, Wood, Silver and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 10.5 in x H 12.375 in

Accession Number:

43.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Icon of Christ Pantocrator. Egg tempera on gessoed wood board. Silver oklad. Christ's robe is chased and repoussed, with enamel design along hems. Rest of oklad is profusely enameled. Christ's halo with shaded enamel florals, crown form above halo. Circle patterned background. Scrolling foliage border with floral corner elements. Gospel in Christ's hand painted en plein, text in Chuch Slavonic.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: 88, kokoshnik facing left, Я(?)Л in oval; double eagle in circle, ХЛѢБНИКОВЪ in rectangle.