Objects
Panagia. Mid 16th century
Panagia. Mid 16th century
Object type
Panagia
Place of origin
Russia, Moscow
Date
Mid 16th century
Organization
The Moscow Kremlin workshops
Materials
Agate (sardonyx), золото, precious stones, pearls
Technique
Glyptography, enamel, filigree
Dimensions
Height: 16,0 cm; width: 12,0 cm
Object history note
As the cameo bears the image of St. John the Precurser, the patron of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, the item might be referred to as an icon having been executed specially for him.
Publications
Martynova M. Enamels of Moscow of the 15th – 17th centuries. Scientific catalogue. Moscow, 2002
Martynova M. Enamels of Moscow of the 15th – 17th centuries. Scientific catalogue. Moscow, 2002
Faith and Power. The Age of Ivan the Terrible. Moscow, 2007
The Armoury Chamber of Moscow Kremlin Museums. Album. Moscow, 2006
Museum number
ДК-131/1-3