Lot 1535: Post Medieval Russian Icon of Saint George
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 19th century AD. A rectangular wooden icon with painted image of Saint George (???????) riding a horse and slaying a dragon, princess standing in a background; covered by a silver riza (oklad) with stamped hallmark and enamelled halo; text to the lower part reading C?. ???o??i? ??????? (St. George Victorious); fabric-covered reverse. 730 grams, 26.3 x 22 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/2"). Ex Silk collection, London, UK; formed in the 1950s.
Condition Report: Fine condition, some cracks to the riza.