Russian icon comprised of an oil on wood panel depicting Christ with silver and gilt silver oklad. Russian hallmarks with silver hallmark "84" lower left of gilt halo and date 1855. Housed in a wood shadowbox frame with giltwood matte. Icon – 6 5/8" H x 5 1/8" W. Framed – 9 7/8" H x 8 1/2" W. Third quarter of 19th century. Provenance: The collection of Dr. William Kendall Striker, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Silver oklad with some slight oxidation, bending to tips of halo at top edge. Scattered wear and minor losses to gilt wood matte, abrasions to wood frame.
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