An interesting, rare Mandylion icon in lacquer technology, silver gilt. Hagion Mandylion (Greek for "God-created image") is an ecclesiastical festival of Eastern Christendom, which is celebrated every year on 16 August. In the west, Veronica's sweat cloth is revered.)
The most famous Mandylion icon, Russia 12th century
Icon painting artist: unknown as mostly
silversmith: Karpov, Aleksandr K. 1898-1908, St. Petersburg
assaymaster: Romanov, A.