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).
The Virgin and Child 12th century | Virgin Fyodorovskaya | Fyodorovskaya Theotokos (Russian: Федоровская Богоматерь), also known as Our Lady of St. Theodore and the Black Virgin Mary of Russia is the patron icon of the Romanov family and one of the most venerated icons in the Upper Volga region. Her feast days are March 27 and August 29.