Icon of Kazan Mother of God
1896 - 1908
Egg tempera, Gesso, Wood, Gold leaf, Enamel and Silver
W 10.5 in x H 12.375 in
FRH Museum Collection
Icon of Kazan Mother of God. Egg tempera on gessoed wood board. Silver oklad. Virgin Mary's and Christ's robes are chased and repoussed, with enamel design along hems. Rest of oklad is profusely enameled. Halos with shaded enamel florals, crown form above Virgin Mary's halo. Circle patterned background. Scrolling foliage border with floral corner elements.
Inscriptions & Markings
Marks: 88, kokoshnik facing left, Я(?)Л in oval; ФР in rectangle; double eagle in circl; ХЛѢБНИКОВЪ in rectangle.