Ivory Throne of Tsar Ivan the Terrible.
16th c Russian Byzantine (Russian) Furnishings
RUSSIAN BYZANTINE Anonymous
(active c. 1000 - present)
Ivory on Wood
Moscow. State Armory Museum.
According to legend it ws brought from Constantinople by Ivan III's wife Sofia Paleologus; most likely made in Western Europe c.1500.
Russian | Ivory Throne of Tsar Ivan the Terrible (1530-1584). | c.1500-1550 | Russian | Byzantine (Russian)