Russian Gilt-Metal and Enamel Icon of Christ Pantocrator, the Mother of God and John the Baptist
Unmarked, possibly by Olovyanishnikov, circa 1910
Oval, centering three circular apertures, enameled throughout with varicolored geometric motifs on blue and cream grounds, with cross-form finials and suspending triangular drops, all suspended from a chain. 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches (21.6 x 19.7 cm)
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919) and Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014)
By descent to the present owner
For related designs, see S.I. Vashkov, et al, Religious Art [Religioznoe Iskusstvo], Moscow, 1911, pp. 175-176.
C Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia
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