Rare Antique Russian Icon Embroidered Beaded Riza, 18 C For Sale
Antique Russian Icon Jesus Christ Pantocrator18 century St Petersburg Riza and Halo is embroidered textile with silver and gold threadsewn with pearls, beads and stones. It is a true treasure, the magnificent riza is a work of decorative art.
Decoration of icon in Russia is an expression of love and veneration for the sacred image and often given as thanks for prayers answered.
Size 26 x 23 cm Tempera/Oil on wood Good condition The icon is painted in the Academical style with western influence. Riza sewn in Monastery workshop.
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