Virgin and Child (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

early 19th century
silver-gilt, enamel, pearls, garnets
Overall: 6 1/2 × 3 3/8 × 1/4 in. (16.5 × 8.6 × 0.6 cm)
The term panagia, meaning “all holy,” is a title given to Mary in Orthodox tradition, but it also refers to oval medallions such as this one that present Mary as the Holy Mother.
Mocow, early 19th c., 84 zolotnik
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
Image released via Creative Commons CC-BY-NC

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