Two (2) Russian Orthodox religious icons, including Crucifixion of Christ and Smolensk Mother of God. 1st item: Silver plate relief decorated panel over wood icon depicting the crucifixion of Christ. Signed center upper margin. 12 x 10 3/8" W. 2nd item: Smolensk Mother of God, polychrome tempera and gilt wood panel icon depicting the Virgin Mary with the Christ child, who holds a scroll in his hand. Titled lower margin with possible signature right mid-margin. 8 3/4" H x 7" W. Both items Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Some scattered wear and seam separation to edges. Some minor denting noted to corners. 2nd item: Overall good condition, some scattered wear and paint loss, particularly at edges.
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