Antique Russian Icon depicting Our Lady of Vladimir. The original Icon of the Madonna of Vladimir is a 12th century Byzantine Icon depicting the Holy Virgin holding the Christ Child. The Madonna of Vladimir is one of the most culturally significant Icons in Russian history.
The Icon is of outstanding size and quality.It is crafted tempera on wood and is of excellent quality and detail. The Oklad is made of embossed metal depicting Saints and ornaments. It is adorned with six cushion set semi precious stones. The wooden board is of excellent quality and has a description of the Icon on the back side. The Icon is in very good condition, a tiny part of the Oklad is missing in the center. This very decorative Icon is dated at the turn of the 20th century.
Length: 27.6 inch ( 700 mm) Width: 20.5 inch (520 mm) Depth: 1.2 inch (30 mm)
Antique Russian Icon depicting Our Lady of Vladimir, early 20th century