A RUSSIAN SILVERED BRASS OKLAD MOUNTED OIL ON PANEL ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF JOY TO ALL WHO SORROW, LATE 19TH CENTURY, the oklad with a scrolling foliate boarder centering lower Cyrillic writing, and above stands Mary with a scrolling flower tendril decorated halo wearing traditional robes, her hands in blessing; she is flanked by seven figures of sick and sorrowful people asking for her intercession who are assisted by four angels, above her Christ pantocrator appears in a cloud. Height: 12 1/16" Width: 10 3/8" Depth: 1" Provenance: Estate of the late Charles A. and Betti F. Saunders, Houston, Texas.
The oklad with some mild areas of greenish colored patina, some mild dents Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."
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