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ST. INNOCENT, BISHOP OF IRKUTSK

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ST. INNOCENT, BISHOP OF IRKUTSK

Made by: Dmitrii Gorbunov

Currently in storage


About this object

This miniature pendant icon depicts St. Innocent, Bishop of Irkutsk, painted on an oval mother-of-pearl medallion in the manner of painted enamels. He wears a bishop's mitre and a yellow and white stole over a peach-colored sakkos and holds a rosary in his left hand. A halo surrounds his head and his name is painted above. The rectangular silver gilt frame is engraved with rays emanating from the medallion which is surrounded by a boarder of floral sprays in white, pale blue, black, red, and green filigree enamel. A large nob with a suspension ring is attached to the center top edge.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
ST. INNOCENT, BISHOP OF IRKUTSK
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- mother of pearl
Made in:
RUSSIA: Moscow
Date made:
ca. 1908
Size:
4.4 × 4 cm (1 3/4 × 1 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
54.40
Class:
ICON
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on the medallion: "S. INNOKENTII E. I <.. .>"; on the bottom edge of frame: 1) small greek delta, kokoshnik facing right, 84 (in lozenge) for assay mark 1908-17 (P-L #17, #3905), 2) DG for maker Dmitrii Gorbunov 1883-1908 (P-L #2405-2407)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973