The ancient image of the "Lord Almighty" in a silver setting and an original icon case. Russian Empire, Moscow, late 19th century
Icon material: wood, gesso, tempera.
Setting material: silver "84", gilding.
Crown and onlays: silver 84, polychrome cloisonné enamels.
Icon case material: wood, organic glass.
Height - 31.5 cm.
Width - 26.7 cm.
Thickness - 3 cm.
Hallmarks: "84" assay with the head of a girl in a kokoshnik, facing "left" and the initials of the assay "IL" (Ivan Sergeevich Lebedkin, manager of the assay district since 1899) in an oval, the city hallmark of Moscow, the name of the master monogrammist "GE" ...
On the crown is the name-book of the master monogrammist "EK" (workshop of Emelyan Kuznetsov *).
In excellent collectible condition. Workshop items are presented in the State Historical Museum.
* KUZNETSOV Emelyan Alekseevich, Vlad. fabr. ser. ed., founded in 1886; Mentioned in 1886-1897. 1895: head. silver ed., Yablonny, p. d. 1896: Pereyaslavskaya st., s. In 1897, he had 13 workers, 6 teenagers, 6 boys; silver rizes for icons worth 5 thousand rubles were produced. (Cult objects.) Postnikova-Losev: stamp No. 2445.