Antique Russian icon covered with the riza, a silver thin sheet and decorative pearls: 'She who searches for the losts' of unmistakable date stated both by the inscription on its back and by the punches of the silver riza: 1840
This icon is considered as an antique miraculous relic. The most ancient is now placed in the church of the Resurecction on the Uspenski Vragek.
the peculiarities of this icon are:
- the body of the Mother of God half-bust
- the Baby standing on his Mother's knees
- the head of Mary which is not covered and her air drop lose on her shoulders.
- on the left the image of the typical window according to tradition. There are also the original punches which certify that:
- the riza's date, normally subsequent to the make of the icon, therefore the painting may be dated at the beginning of 1800,
- the area where the riza was carried out, that is Moscow,
- the goldsmith's initials who made it.
On the icon's back the inscription is dedicated to a newly born girl named Maria and dated and signed 1840.
Each icon comes with a picture and appraisal of experts from the Ministry of Russian Culture with export documents. To view them click here.
- Model: IC004026
- Shipping Weight: 1Kg
- Materials: Wood, levkas, silver riza, filigree with pearls.
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 20 cm
- Width: 14.5 cm
- Height: 7.87 in
- Width: 5.71 in