This antique Russian Icon depicts the Holy Mother of God of Hodegetria. The Icon is crafted in a very artistic style of Icon painting, with careful work over the volumes of faces and large expressive eyes of the Mother of God with brightly painted whites. The colours are various soft brown tones.The Icon is painted tempera on wood and silver leaf.The materials are wood , tempera, silver leaf and drying oil.The Icon has two slight damages on the left side. It is dated at the 19th century ,its origin is Russia. Length: 11.8 inch (300 mm) Width:14.2 inch (360 mm)
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Fine and decorative art , antique silver and glass of the 17th to the 19th century
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