AN ICON SHOWING THE SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGELS Russian, late 19th century Tempera on wood panel. The background made of silver, covered by a golden lacquer. The borders ornately incised and painted in faux enameling. Paint blisterings, restored. 37.2 x 31.4 cm. ICON WITH THE SYNAXIS OF THE ANGELS Russia, end of the 19th century. Composite of two boards with two sponki on the back (lost). Egg tempera on chalk ground, silvered background glazed in gold, ornamental hallmark. 37,3 x 31,4 cm. Color bulge, partially rest.