Antique Russian Theotokos Iverskaya icon Teka glass, half 1800s 25x20 cm

Model: IC004168
€ 1.500,00
1,832.36
£ 1,438.65
zł 7.175,23
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Antique Russian Theotokos Iverskaya icon glass, half 1800s 25x20 cm.
The icon lends its name to the monastery of Mount Athos where it arrived on May 31 999. The religious icon protected the monastery several times from the attack of enemies and pirates, and for this reason it became one of the most important relics of monks.This icon belongs to the "Odighitria" iconographic type. The Mother of God is represented with her head slightly bowed towards the child. The open flaps of her robe show 2...

  • Shipping Weight: 3Kg
  • Materials: Wood, levkas, egg tempera, riza, glass
  • Origin: Russia
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Antique Russian Theotokos Iverskaya icon glass, half 1800s 25x20 cm.
The icon lends its name to the monastery of Mount Athos where it arrived on May 31 999. The religious icon protected the monastery several times from the attack of enemies and pirates, and for this reason it became one of the most important relics of monks.This icon belongs to the "Odighitria" iconographic type. The Mother of God is represented with her head slightly bowed towards the child. The open flaps of her robe show 2 the "chiton". The Child is supported by the left hand of the Virgin Mary, while the right hand points to the Son inviting to his veneration.It is one of the oldest images of the Mother of God, it is believed that the first Odighitria was written by the first iconographer in history: St Luca the Evangelista.The feast for the Iveron icon of the Mother of God is April 13.Subject: Mother of God Iverskaya on riza, in wood and glass Teka,
Origin: Moscow (Russia),Technique: egg tempera,Materials: wood, levkas, brass riza, glass,Measures: 26x21 cm (icon), 35x30 cm (teka),Period: 19th century.The icon is delivered in an elegant box accompanied by the history of the icon and an export document.

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