AN ICON SHOWING THE PROPHET ELIJAH IN THE DESERT AND HIS FIERY ASCENT TO HEAVEN Russian, late 19th century Tempera on wood panel. Executed in bright colours on a gold ground. The border tooled with rosettes and foliate strapwork. Gilding worn. 31.5 x 25.4 cm. ICON WITH THE PROPHET ELIAS WITH HIS PIERCIOUS RISE Russia, late 19th century. Single panel with two frontal sponki. Egg tempera on chalk ground, gold ground, gilded border ornamentally engraved. 31,5 x 25,4 cm. Rubbed.