Triptych Icon

Icon

Date:

1887

Materials:

Oil paint, Silver and Silver gilt

Dimensions:

W 6.25 in x H 4.125 in

Accession Number:

57.2007

Credit Line:

Pereplotchikov, Igor Aleksandrovich. 1995

Description

Three-part folding icon in silver gilt frame topped by ogee arch. Icons painted in oil, with silver and silver gilt engraved oklad. In central panel is icon of Christ Pantocrator, in left half-panel is full length icon of Virgin Mary, in right half-panel is full length icon of Martyr Victor. Exterior of frame is engraved with foliate scroll border, scroll pattern. Front has clasp in form of budded cross. On back is engraved inscription in Church Slavonic: Ангеломъ своимъ заповѣсть отебѣ (sic) сохранити во всѣхъ путехъ твоихъ. Благословенiе родителей ("He shall give His angels charge over you to keep you in all your ways. Blessing of the parents"). Icon is in wood frame with burgundy velvet background, brass plaque with inscription: In memory of Lidija Mirni (Born Pereplotchikov).

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: AM in rectangle; BC over 1887 in rectangle; 84, St. George facing right in oval.