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Russsian Icon - Christ Pantocrator in silver oklad revetment cover

The icon depicts Christ as Pantocrator ( "Almighty" or "All-powerful") - pictured half-figured blessing with his right hand while holding an Orb and a Cross in his left hand. the icon is covered by an ornate parcel gilt silver revetment cover with a separately attached multi-rayed halo. The silver cover is stamped with Moscow town mark and hallmark of workmaster Dmitry Orlov, known Moscow silversmith and owner of a firm that by 1865 employed 160 workmen and apprentices. The revetment cover is further embellished by four porcelain plaques - two roundels in top corners with abbreviation IC / XC and two above shoulders with inscription Гдь Вседержитель ("Christ Pantocrator").

Additional Info

  • ID#: 05-RSMIS-14
  • Size: 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in (32 x 26.5 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1850
  • Origin: Moscow
  • Materials: Oil on gessoed wood in silver revetment cover
  • Price: $6,000
  • Silver
  • Orthodox Cross

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