Mother of pearl
W 3.125 in x H 3.625 in
FRH Museum Collection
Carved mother-of-pearl panagia. Oval with icon of the Mother of God Axion Estin ("It is Truly Meet"), surmounted by openwork crown, below is suspended teardrop pendant. On openwork mother-of-pearl chain. Carved in Bethlehem. Belonged to Archbishop Averky (Taushev).
Belonged to Archbishop Averky (Taushev).