The Sitka Icon of the Mother of God in Sitka, Alaska. This Icon has been attributed to a famous Iconographer, Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky who was instructed at the Academy of Arts in St Petersburg, Russia. Painted in the style of the Kazan Mother of God Icon, on canvas, the Sitka Mother of God Icon is 36 x 17½ inches in size. An exceptionally beautiful and detailed riza of silver covers the Icon of the Theotokos and Christ child.
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).