Offered is a wonderful antique Henryk Winograd rectangular silver plaque depicting in stunning high relief repoussé the portrait bust of St. Nicholas holding a bible in his right hand while Jesus Christ and Mary are portrayed on his side, embellished with Russian calligraphy on the top and bottom. Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of the ancient Greek maritime city of Myra in Asia Minor during the time of the Roman Empire. He is revered by many Christians as a saint. Henryk Winograd (circa 1917 – 2008) was an extreme master of many ancient and lost silversmithing techniques. This stunning silver repoussé plaque is considered a rarity among Henryk Winograd art work. It has the hallmark of the artist as HW 999 on the bottom, with a fine shape and condition for its age and natural toning. It measures 2.5 x 2.75 x 0.75 and weighs 65 grams. The item “Henryk Winograd HW 999 St Nicholas Religious Silver Russian Repoussé Icon Plaque” is in sale since Friday, May 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Non-U.S. Silver\Russia”. The seller is “sinasantiques” and is located in Los Gatos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Henryk Winograd Russian Icons
- Pattern: Religious
- Type: Religious Icons