The quality of this Icon is very fine and detailed with beautiful facial painting. Patina of the metal, creates magnificent beauty of the product.The crown is essentially perfect. The best indication of condition is to study the photographs carefully, photos are part of the description.
ARTIFICIAL ICON of the IVERSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD, by GRIGORY SBITNEV. With IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCKOW RUSSIAN 84 HEAVY FAKED SILVER RIZA-OKLAD.ICON SHOWING the IVERSKAYA MOTHER of GOD. The Christ Child seated in His mother's left arm with His right hand raised in blessing, His mother's head inclined towards her Son, with her right hand raised pointing towards the Saviour indicating He is the True Path, in a finely decorated chased and engraved silver-gilt oklad with folaite scrolls. Holy Coronation of Their Imperial Majesties with the Most Heartfelt Sentiment. Ron Icon of the Mother of God to Moscow, Commemorated on October 13. Ron Icon of the Mother of God. Has been glorified by many miracles. Accounts of the wonderworking image were spread throughout Russia by pilgrims. His Holiness Patriarch Nikon (then still Abbot of the Novospasky monastery) asked Abbot Pachomius of the Iv? Ron Monastery on Mt Athos, (who was in Moscow collecting alms for the Athonite monasteries) to supply a copy of the wonderworking Iv? Ron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos.
The Athonite monk Iamblichos painted the copy of the Iv? Ron Icon, and after a year the icon was taken to Moscow, accompanied by monks of Athos.
On October 13, 1648 it was solemnly greeted by a multitude of the people. Ron Icon of the Russian Orthodox Church was also glorified by the Lord with many miracles (February 12).Ron Icon is also commemorated on February 12, March 31, and Bright Tuesday. 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.