Antique Russian Icon Mandylion,on Gold.19c. For SaleAntique Russian Icon Mandylion,on Gold.19c.
This Old Orthodox icon was painted of 19th century. The
wooden panel was covered with levkas . The icon was painted then with egg
tempera on Gold
leaf. ( Gold
leaf is gold that has been hammered into extremely thin sheets and is often
used for gilding. 24-karat yellow gold is the most commonly used.)
The icon is in very good state of preservation and has a high artistic, antique and sacral significance. Icon from a private collection Size of the icon: 31 x 26,5 x 2,2 cm.
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