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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

When closed the front of the panagia depicts the Crucifixion with four mourners, with the inscription " ". The triangular lip beneath is decorated with leafy scrolls, the back is plain and rubbed smooth. Opened, the right medallion depicts the half-length Mother of God of the Sign, surrounded by the inscription "MR FU Thou art worthy . . ." with Christ Not Made by Hands on a suspension finial resting on a fluted post. The left side shows the Old Testament Trinity with the inscription "The Most Holy Trinity Have Mercy on Us Sinners." Areas of dark blue and green enamel surround the images.

Made from:
Brass -- enamel
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
H. 2 5/8 inches, W. 2 3/16 inches (closed)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.44
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION On outer front: "IS KhS" "CHESNEISHU KHERUVIMILI SIA IAVNTSI" On inner left medallion: "ISTIA ? TROITSIA.PRSTAIA TROITS SPOMILUI NAS GD' OTSY STY GREZHNISHA? KR?" On inner left medallion: "IS KhS" "MR.FU/DOSTOINNO EST' IAKOVO ISTINNY BLZHITITIAB TSEPRNSNO BLZHENNUIU."
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973