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Antique Russian Orthodox Old Icon Mother God Rare 18th C Icons Ikone Икона Icona For Sale
Russian Icon: "The Mother of God of the Burhing Bush"
Medium:Egg tempera, genuine gold/silver leaf and gold paint on wood panel. Twohorizontalslats on verso.
Size:12" high x 10" wide; thickness of the panel 1 inch. Kovcheg (raised and stable condition. Scattered craquelure (small cracks) are located on the entire surface of the painting. Seephotographs.Some re-touching, almost invisible, on the goldenbackgroundusing genuine gold paint. Lower slat onreverseis missing.
Iconography:The center of the icon shows the Mother of God waist-length with the Divine Child in glory. Blessing Christ is sitting on the left hand of the Mother of God as if enthroned. Their colors of their vestment are not usual: the Mother of God is represented in the very dark blue “cloudy” omophorion and the Divine Child is dressed in the dark-red chiton resembling the flame of the bush and the ochroid himation with the assist. The depiction of Our Lady with the Divine Child is surrounded by the two-color glory formed by the intersection of the two diamonds. At the corners of the red diamond are depicted four apocalyptic beasts. The depictions of the heavenly host are at the corners of the dark blue glory diamond and also in themulti coloredsegments of the ovals with the wavy edges between the corners of the diamonds. At the four corners of the icon, on the borders are shown the visions of the Old Testament prophets Moses, Isaiah, Ezekiel and out my other items! orfor many other interesting and valuable,especially to collectors or fine art enthusiasts, paintings. Check out our" Buy it NOW" or Best Offer" listings. We gladly combine purchases for reduced shipping. RETURNS accepted for a full money back including delivery charges, noquestionasked. A painting must be returned within 14 days. Refund will be given as money back. The painting must be in the same state of preservation. The buyer pays return shipping charges. Sign up for my email newsletters by adding my store to your
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Antique Russian Orthodox Old Icon Mother God Rare 18th C Icons Ikone Икона Icona: $1,350