Trefoil cross Russian icon, ivory colour.
This orthodox cross is a miniature, hand made in Mstera, one of the Russian schools of iconography close to the ancient Russian capital VLadimir.
The support is made of Papier-mâché soaked in oil until a it forms a ground mixture, which is den put in a mould and hand-painted by master craftsmen.
After this, the cross is lacquered 7 times.
The icon measures 17.5 x 12.5 cm and it's a high quality piece of art.
On each of the trefoil parts is depicted a holy image:
Mary, Joseph, Jesus and the dove to represent the Holy Spirit.
- Model: IC002026
- Shipping Weight: 0.3Kg
- Materials: Wood, papier-maché, egg tempera, varnish
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 17.5 cm
- Width: 12.5 cm
- Height: 6.89 in
- Width: 4.92 in