Panagia

Panagia

Creator:

Sofrino (firm)

Date:

2007

Materials:

Silver, Gilt silver, Gems and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 5.5 in x W 2.5 in

Accession Number:

19.2008

Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008

Description

Silver panagia, surrounded by gilt silver with white gems; in center is painted enamel oval medallion with the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God. Gilt crown with two blue stones and white gems hinged to top; gilt teardrop pendent with blue stone and white gems attached below cross. Gilt chain. On reverse is engraved cypher of Patriarch Alexis II and inscription: В память о восстановлении канонического общения внутри Поместной Русской Церкви 4/17 мая 2007 года г. Москва ("In memory of the restoration of canonical communion within the Local Russian Orthodox Church 4/17 May 2007 in Moscow").

History Note

Presented by Patriarch Alexii II to Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla) on May 17, 2007.

Inscriptions & Markings

marks: three-bar cross in circle (Sofrino logo); ЗMC in rectangle (means 2007, Moscow, Sofrino); kokoshnik facing