Gilt Bronze Case (Oklad), with the uniquely preserved 18k Gilding. Good condition, regarding its age. The wood panel maintains good condition, with the exception of the two bottom corners, traces of restoration are visible.
The quality of this Icon is very fine and detailed with beautiful facial painting. Original patina of the metal, creates magnificent beauty of the product.The crown is essentially perfect. We shall look at a very uncommon icon type. Because uncommon types are the "spice" of the subject of iconography - something that catches our interest. An extremely attractive, essentially flawless piece. The Icon very collectible piece, is in good condition and looks amazing. Great original Icon, 19th century, Russia, tempera on wooden board. "Mother God of Deesis",'kovcheg- panel' in bronze Oklad.
In great detail, style and colors of the Christianity orthodox decoration, made from a single convex panel with'Kovcheg'. Two inserted battens on the back side are missing but can ordered in any lumber. The edges of the panel is not significant damaged, most of the gilding on the halo is preserved the icon is protected by a bronze Oklad with amazing gilding. Provenance: private collection, authentic Christian icon.
Imperial Tsarist Art icon of Mother God of Deesi. Painted with the traditional way, to be used of paint egg tempera on wooden board. The Mother of God is shown in prayer position half length, facing half right with gently bowed head and arms raised towards her son Jesus Christ. She is dressed in a red maphorion with 2 golden stars on her breast and one in her head.
On her head has a blue marine cap. In the uppers corners on the icon are abbreviations from the Old Slavonic words `Mother of God. In Byzantine art, and later Eastern Orthodox art generally, the Deësis or Deisis Greek: d?? "Prayer" or "supplication", is a traditional iconic representation of Christ in Majesty or Christ Pantocrator: enthroned, carrying a book, and flanked by the Virgin Mary and St. Was a Byzantine composition of the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist standing on either side of Jesus Christ and symbolizing their intercession on behalf of mankind.
Eastern Orthodox art generally, the Deësis or Deisis Greek: d?? , "prayer" or "supplication", is a traditional iconic representation of Christ in Majesty or Christ Pantocrator: enthroned, carrying a book, and flanked by the Virgin Mary and St. Antique Russian Icons as Masterpieces of Religious Art. It is not a secret that antique Russian icons are renowned throughout the world for their spiritual power for believers.
However, these beautiful hand-painted images also have a very high artistic value. Distinguished by the variety of colors, harmonious forms, and the use of reverse perspective that creates an optical illusion allowing the viewer to "look through" the painting, antique Russian icons are indeed masterpieces of religious art.Add to this their long and interesting history, and you will understand why these holy images are highly collectible today. It is also worth noting that antique Russian icons have even become an investment asset for many collectors of art. Pictures are part of Description. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons". The seller is "rima83" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.