Antique Russian Enameled Icon Holy Virgin Mother of God. The Icon is beautifully hand painted on board over gesso. The riza is hand repoused and chased. The Virgins robe is elaborate with precision enameled details. We date the icon to circa 1900. The icon measures 10 1/2" x 12 1/2" long.The back of the Icon is covered with a more modern cloth. The riza is embellished with four enamel plaques. The gold plated halo is enameled in brilliant shades of turquoise and blue and white. The riza is silver plate over brass or possibly copper it has been recently cleaned. There are no signs of wear just a nice patina.stock item number #31/PG. More images to follow.