2972 | Russian Icon of Four Parts, ca 1700


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A four part Russian icon: The Protecting Veil Mother of God, Smooth My Sorrows Mother of God, Three-Handed Mother of God and the Miracle Archangel Michael at the Chonae. On the borders two Saints: St. Nicholas Wonderworker and Basil the Great. Circa 1700, Northern Russia. Egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on wood panel. Double kovcheg, two splints in the back (missing). Heavy silver Repoussé Oklad, 18th century, unmarked, as it was common for Russia of that time.

Size: 32.5 x 26.6 cm (12 3/4 x 10 1/2 in)