This antique Russian icon is a painted portrait of a saint on panel. It is encased in brass repousse called riza or oklad in Russian, which is meant to protect the painted icon. The back of this piece is a painted black wood panel and displays some weathering and worm holes.
DATE 19th century
DIMENSIONS Width 10.5 Depth 2 Height 12.5 in.
CONDITION Note: price reflects condition.