Vintage Religious Byzantine Orthodox Icon Virgin Mary Madonna & Child Jesus For Sale
Offered as is... Vintage Religious Symbol hagiography Byzantine Religious Icon- Greek Orthodox Holiest mother, Madonna with child JesusInformation found online: Hagiography refers to the biographies of saints and
ecclesiastical leaders. Byzantine icons are sacred paintings (icons,
frescoes and mosaics) of Jesus Christ, of the Most Holy Mother of God,
and of the Angels and Saints. 'Byzantine' refers to the Byzantine Empire
where icons became an integral part of the Orthodox Faith.
Characterized by vivid colors and often gold colored backgrounds, the
persons depicted in icons seem to float and often are longer than their
This icon is of the Greek Orthodox Holiest mother with child Jesus. This holy image is made of a special metal, combined with oil painting on
Came from Greece in late 80's.
It measures 6 1/4"x 5 1/4"x 3/4". Plaque is made of wood- weighs about 13 ozs. On the back side there is provenance written in foreign language.
The silver label reads: This image is made of a special metal. In alterable in time- Exact copy of Byzantine Art. Free for export.
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