Gospel cover with Resurrection & Four Evangelists.
16th c Russian Byzantine (Russian) Metalwork
RUSSIAN BYZANTINE Anonymous
(active c. 1000 - present)
Gold; Precious stones; Pearls; Enamel
Chased; Filigree; Niello
Moscow. State Armory Museum.
Donated in 1571 by Tsar Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible) to the Cathedral of the Annunciation in the Moscow Kremlin.
RUSSIAN BYZANTINE | Gospel cover with Resurrection & Four Evangelists. | 1571 | Russian | Byzantine (Russian)