Russian Icon of Skoroposlushnitsa Mother of God | 4241


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End of 19th century and beginning of the 20th century. Egg tempera on wood, silver-gilt oklad. Hallmarked, 84 standard (875/1000 silver). Skoroposlushnitsa is one of the famous icons from Mt. Athos of Greece. The name means “Quick to Hear” (Mother of God is quick to hear prayers).

Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in (9 x 7.3 cm)