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Jaques ivory chess set, with registration mark for 1849
RUSSIAN ORTHODOX HAND-PAINTED OKLAD ICON OF ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER OF MYRA, WITH THE MARK OF YEMELYAN KUZNETSOV, MOSCOW, 1886-1897
Signing in benediction, carrying the Gospels with his veiled, left hand, the silver oklad is gilded over the entire piece, the cut-out halo supplemented by an Episcopal mitre in repousse, the border decorated with repeating, stylised patterns.
Framed in Ilford by specialist framers J.W. King Dimensions including frame 22 cms x 24 cms. Inner frame 12 cms x 14 cms