Antique 19c Virgin Mary Three Hands Russian Icon For Sale

Antique 19c Virgin Mary Three Hands Russian Icon


Product Details:

  • Height: 12 inches
  • Width: 9-5/8 inches
  • Depth: 1 inche
  • Date: 19th century
  • Type: Russian Icon


Product Description:


A 19th century Russian icon of the Virgin Mary with the three hands, with a silver-gilt and brass oklad repousse and chased, possibly with maker's mark in Cyrillic. The icon appears to be hand painted oil on panel. We did not remove the oklad to inspect it as it is firmly attached. The icon measures 12" (H) x 9-5/8" (W) x 1" (D) and the back is covered in a linen cloth. This is the highly revered and significant icon of the Most Holy Theortokos Mary of the three hands. Commemorated on June 28th and July 12th annually. It is also called the icon of the Virgin Troyeruchitsa of the three hands by the Orthodox Serbians. This icon is known as the Miracle working Mary. The icon could use a proper cleaning, however, we leave that up to the buyer.


Saint John of Damascus, the great defender of Orthodoxy against the iconoclasts, was falsely accused of plotting against the Caliph of Damascus through the intrigues of the iconoclast Emperor Leo the Isaurian (reigned 717-741). The Caliph ordered St. John's hand to be cut off for his suspected treachery. The saint asked for the severed hand, and passed the night praying fervently for the aid before an icon on the most holy Theortokos. Waking in the morning, he found his hand miraculously restored, with only a scar around the wrist where it had been completely severed. In Thanksgiving, St. John has a silver hand mounted on the icon. When he became a monk in the monastery of St. Sabbas in the Holy Land, he took the icon with him. It remained there until it was given to St. Sabbas (Sava) of Serbia (January 14), who brought it to Serbia. Later is was miraculously taken to the Hilandar Monastery on the Holy Mountain (carried, according to legend, from Serbia to Mt. Athos by an unguided donkey), where it may now be found.


Condition:


The icon is in very good condition for its age, with minor wear as stated below:

  • There is a white mark on the painting where the baby Jeasus' foot is;
  • There is another white mark on the tip of the fingers on one of the hands (not sure if this is dried up dust or actual wear);
  • The icon could use proper cleaning, but I leave that up to the Buyer.

I have taken many photos from different angles to show the condition of this wonderful collectible piece. Icon will be shipped carefully boxed and bubble wrapped to ensure safe delivery to its destination. Thank you for viewing and enjoy.



COMBINED SHIPPING: We do offer combined shipping whenever possible. If you are planning on purchasing multiple items, please wait before paying for us to send you an updated invoice that reflects your combined shipping charges.


INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please note that import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping costs. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be, prior to offerding or buying.



ATTENTION BUYERS: We do not ship to P.O. Boxes or Mail Freight Forwarding Companies. We ONLY ship to PayPal confirmed residential addresses or a buyer's PayPal confirmed personal business address.



We only accept payments and ship to PayPal accounts with Confirmed Addresses.

Please add us to your favorite seller's list since we are constantly adding new items on a regular basis.

You never know what you may find when you visit.

Come often and enjoy!

See Other Items For Sale

We offer a large variety of merchandise and do not specialize in any one area. We make every effort to research the merchandise and try to describe them to the best of our knowledge. Various detailed pictures are taken to help in your decision making, however, we are not professional dealers and something that may be obvious to you might not be obvious to us. So, please contact us and give us the opportunity to resolve any issues or concerns that may arise with respect to your purchase. We are a customer oriented business and customer service and satisfaction is our number one priority. If you are happy we are happy.

Products are sold AS-IS without warranty or guarantee. All Sales are Final.

PAYMENT

  • Payment due within 2 days of sale end.
  • SHIPPING

  • U.S. Items will be shipped by USPS, FedEx or UPS unless otherwise stated.
  • Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico buyers please be advised, in some instances, your merchandise might take up to 4 - 8 weeks for delivery.
  • Shipping rates are provided by the calculator based on the package weight and dimensions, and your location.
  • Item will only ship to buyers with a PayPal confirmed address.
  • International shipping will go via USPS Priority Mail Only.
  • PROCESSING TIME

  • Once payment has cleared, we make every effort to ship within 3 business days, earlier when possible.
  • However, there may be times that we require up to 5 business days.
  • LOCAL PICK-UP

  • Not available
  • WRONG or DAMAGED PRODUCT

  • Please e-mail photographs that show the damage to both the item and packing materials or that illustrate the part number or other significantly different features than what we advertised. If you receive an item that was damaged in transit or you have received an incorrect item, retain the item and all packaging and notify us ASAP.
  • RETURNS

  • Returns are ONLY accepted on items that have been damaged in transit or items received which do not match the descriptions given in our listings.
  • Merchandise must be returned within 14 days of receipt, in original packaging for a full refund. Please e-mail us ASAP to notify us before the return.
  • Shipping fees (when applicable) will not be refunded.
  • Buyer is responsible for returning the item(s) pre-paid and insured to us. Returns lost in return shipping WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.
  • _gsrx_vers_525 (GS 6.6.5 (525))
    Antique 19c Virgin Mary Three Hands Russian Icon

    This item has been shown 0 times.

    Buy Now

    Antique 19c Virgin Mary Three Hands Russian Icon:
    $750




    Старинная русская Икона 100% оригинал древняя 19 век picture
    Старинная русская Икона 100% оригинал древняя 19 век



    "st. Helena" Old Arabic Icon From Holy Land, Circa 50 Years Old


    Старинная русская икона святые большая оригинал 100% 19 век picture
    Старинная русская икона святые большая оригинал 100% 19 век


    Russian Icon Religious Painting picture
    Russian Icon Religious Painting



    "our Lady Of Kazan" Old Ukrainian Icon, Genuine Late 19th Cent.


    Icon, Framed, Bronze picture
    Icon, Framed, Bronze



    "st. John Baptist" Old Arabic Icon - Handpainted Christian Art, Jerusalem


    Icon, Hand-painted, St. Nicholas The Wonderworker picture
    Icon, Hand-painted, St. Nicholas The Wonderworker


    Icon, Hand-painted, Holy Napkin picture
    Icon, Hand-painted, Holy Napkin


    Icon, Hand-painted, Virgin Of Vladimir picture
    Icon, Hand-painted, Virgin Of Vladimir


    Follow Us!