High quality Russian work of middle of 19th century: handpainted icon of Maria with Christ-child in silver virtuose crafted oklad, executed in classicistic style, 84th hallmark, city stamp of St.Petersburg, hallmark master (with russian initials) E.B. (for Eduard Brandenburg, worked 1850-1866, source: Postnikova-Loseva, No. 1208) and stamp of uknown master I.Z. A.(see add. photos). Marks were stamped twice lower middle on the crook of oklad and and on the crown of madonna .
Literature: M.Postnikova-Loseva "Russian gold and silver art, centres and masters from 16th - 19th centuries", Moscow, 1974.
Measurements: icon together with oklad : w 7 1/4" x h 9" (18,5 x 23 cm).
Condition: oklad is in a good original condition, icon need profess. cleaning.