This modern Greek icon features a hand painted icon of St Basil withing a protective oklad of 950/1000 standard hallmarked silver. Sterling silver is only 925/1000. The whole is inset of an ebonised wooden frame 9 cm by 11.5 cm. Greek ikons only reveal the face outside the oklad, whereas Russian ikons leave all the flesh parts, such as feet and hands, visible trough the silver soot guard.
- 9 cm
- 11.5 cm