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Icon of Our Lady of Kazan - Moscow late 19th century


A Very Fine and Rare antique Russian icon of the Kaluga Mother of God with gilded silver, cloisonne enamel and filigree oklad (riza), made in Moscow between 1899 and 1908 by prominent silversmith Semyon Galkin who specialized in enameled icons. 10 1/2 x 12 in. (26,4 x 31 cm).


Icon of St. Athanasius and St. Demetrios, Byzantine (Thessaloniki region), 15th century, 34.5 x 26.3 cm

from mirror

Who is Peter Carl Faberge? Story (and pictures) behind the Google doodle

CARL FABERGÉ~ The master jeweler who created the fabulous FABERGÉ Eggs. Once in the collection of Malcolm Forbes, now sold to a Russian oligarch who built a new museum to exhibit them, many remain in the collection of HM Queen Elizabeth II. ~ Great article with magnificent photos.


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