Painting of the year presumably. 1601 – 1700 year s. 1850 – 1900 year. Finely filigree ornaments, scrolling foliage. Executed in a gold ground. The background and border ornately punched. Oil on the wood panel. 12.25 Inch height. 10,25 Inch in width. 50 Inch in thickness. Hardwood with the Brass Riza and applied crown decorated by holes with finely filigree ornaments, scrolling foliage, is treasure of the Russian Church, colored egg tempura oil amazing icons painting. The quality of this Icon is very fine and detailed with beautiful facial painting. 56 Gold leaf plating with. Creates magnificent beauty of the product. In corresponds to regarding its age. The best indication of condition is to study the photographs carefully, the pictures that are taken are also to be considered a part of the description of the item. ICON SHOWING the MOTHER of GOD of KYKKOS with BRASS RIZA. Crown decorated by holes with finely filigree ornaments, scrolling foliage. Russian, 17th century (icon). Russian, 19th century (riza) Tempera on wood panel. The folds of the garments gilded. Overlaid with a chased brass Riza. Icon with the extended ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KYKKOS WITH RIZA Russia, late circa 17th century Tempera on wood panel. Wooden single board with two back side Sponki. Background and border gilt on stippled ground. Centrally of “The Kykkos Icon of the Mother of God” Overlaid with a chased brass Riza. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Golden background and border on Chased fond. 31.0 cm x 26.5 cm. The name of this icon comes from that of Mt. Kykkos in the north-western part of Cyprus. The holy image, which, according to a legend, was painted by the Apostle St. Luke, was sent by him to the Egyptian Christians. In Egypt, however, disturbances broke out and. In order to save the icon, it was translated to a secluded island. On the way there it was seized by Arabs, but soon Byzantines recaptured it and sent it to the imperial palace in Constantinople. There exist numerous legends associated with this event, which tell about countless cures of members of the imperial family and common people. This miracle – working icon. Has one interesting feature: no one can see its original, for it is kept under a coverlet. He who dares lift the coverlet will suffer God’s punishment. In 1699, Patriarch Gerasimus of Alexandria removed the coverlet and was punished. Only after he offered a prayer to the Mother of God was his wrongdoing forgiven. Apparently, it was in the 17th century that copies of this miraculous icon appeared in Russia. THERE ARE NO COMPLICATED “TERMS & CONDITIONS”… For all others – personal checks, bankers drafts. Pictures are part of Description. The item “17c. RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ORTHODOX RELIGIOUS ICON KYKKOS MOTHER GOT OIL PAINTING PIN” is in sale since Friday, December 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons”. The seller is “rima83″ and is located in North Miami Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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