Russian Icon of the Theotokos of Tikhvin
Russian, late 19th century. Tempera on wood with enameled riza. An icon depicting the Virgin presenting her child Jesus holding a scroll in his right hand, the riza adorned with polychrome enamel floral decorations, maker's mark CK, assayer mark for Anatoly Apollonovitch Artsybashev AA / 1892, and Kokoshnik 88 mark, all at bottom; 6.25 x 5.25 in. (full size).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Dr. William Blake Selnick, Cincinnati, OH