A RARE ICON SHOWING CHRIST 'ONLY BEGOTTEN SON' WITH A SILVER BASMA Russian, 18th century (icon), Russian, Moscow, 1795 (basma) Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The borders overlaid with a chased and embossed silver basma. Marked with city hallmark, assayer's mark, 84 standard and master's mark. The background stripped to gesso, losses. 31.8 x 27.2 cm. RARE ICON WITH CHRIST 'INBORN SON, WORD OF GOD' WITH SILVER BASMA Russia, 18th century (icon), Russia, Moscow, 1795 (basma) Single panel with two reverse sponki (lost). Kovcheg, egg tempera on chalk ground. Silver, chased. 31,8 x 27,2 cm. Hallmarked with city mark, master's mark, fineness '84' and master's mark. The colour of the background has worn off, min. colour losses.