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PANAGIA

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

On front of panagia is the scene of the Doubting Thomas in painted enamel in pink, green, blue, beige. There is also an inscription in Cyrillic. Rest of panagia is in silver gilt. Inside is a removable cross intended to be worn separate is so desired. It opens to hold relics. On the front in repousse is Christ on cross with IC and XC to left and right, above in a triangle inscribed against a sunburst.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
PANAGIA
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- gold
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1741-1761
Size:
7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.204.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Enamels: Kievan Rus to Fabergé"