RUSSIAN ENAMEL ICON MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA THE PATROL ICON OF THE ROMANOV.


RUSSIAN ENAMEL ICON MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA THE PATROL ICON OF THE ROMANOV.

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RUSSIAN ENAMEL ICON MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA THE PATROL ICON OF THE ROMANOV.:
$22500.00


FOUNTAISIMILAR ICONS WAS SOLD FROM $50.000 -160.000 !!!Please see last 2 photos !!!
Mother of God Fyodorovskaya !!!Byzantine iconPainting on wood, with gilt silver case,filigree,enamels and semi-precious stones !!!
After the canonization of the Romanov family, these icons are the most sought after of all other Russian Orthodox icons.They have exceptional historical and ecclesiastical value.They are also extremely rare.All of Fyodorovskaya's enamel icons were commissioned by the Royal family.Some of them were given as a gift for blessing to a relatives( it is considered the most precious gift because of its spiritual value) some were kept . This particular icon because of its beauty and uniqueness was kept by the royal couple in the winter palace to bless them and sanctify them.You will never find again this treasure !!!
THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, EXTREMELY RARE & VERY IMPORTANT RUSSIAN ICONS !!!THIS ICON BELONGED TO ROMANOVS ROYAL FAMILY !!!THE LAST OWNER TOLD ME THAT THIS ICON COMES FROM THE WINTER PALACE OF TSAR NICHOLAS II.Byzantine iconography, it shows the Mother of God with a sweet face holding her Son in her arms, who also embraces his mother with tenderness, putting his hand around her neck and touching his face to the face of the Virgin Mother with love and tenderness.The image has exquisitely beautiful colored enamel on the 4 corners, on the halos and Letters. The figure also has an exquisite filigree dress cover. A true masterpiece !!! "Mother of God Fyodorovskaya".Painting on wood, with gilt silver case, enamels and semi-precious stones.Russian contrasts on one side: 84 (silver grade),AE (silversmith from Moscow),St. George on horseback (Moscow city mark),A.B. 1893 (assayer Aleksandr Kazimirovich Vyrzhikovsky of Kiev 1893-1898).Slight wear marks due to the passage of time.Measurements: 36 x 29 cm.The icon is a version of the Eléousa type (Virgin of the "Tenderness"), which carries the Infant Jesus nestled against the mother's cheek. The Mother leans her face towards the child, who raises an anxious face to her. However, she is not looking at the child, but at the one looking at the icon.Mother of God Feodorovskaya (also known as Our Lady of St. Theodore and the Black Virgin Mary of Russia) is the patron icon of the Romanov family. It is one of the most revered icons of the Upper Volga region.Heotókos is the name of an iconographic type of the Virgin in Byzantine art, in which she appears seated on a throne with the Child Jesus on her lap, both facing forward in a hieratic attitude. This iconographic model is based on another characteristic of Romanesque art: the Maiestas Mariae (Mary's majesty or supreme highness - in the heavens), which from the Italian Gothic onwards became known as Maestà.PLEASE SEE THE NEXT

RUSSIAN ENAMEL ICON MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA THE PATROL ICON OF THE ROMANOV.:
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