Antique Russian Orthodox Icons
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Russian Orthodox Icon of Mother of God of Smolensk, aka Virgin Hodegetria of Smolensk (Икона Богородицы Одигитрия Смоленская / Смоленская икона Божией Матери), in bronze, circa late XVI Century. This magnificent piece weighs over 3 lbs and measures 10.5" in height. A very early icon judging by the style of artwork and lettering, possibly one of the earliest Russian bronze icons ever made. In very good condition.
Large Russian Orthodox Three-Panel Travelling Icon of Christ, Mother of God, and John the Baptist (Deisus), circa early XIX C. This massive bronze Складень (skladen) features uncommonly nice artwork and ornate border; measures 46 x17.5 cm (18¼" x 7") when unfolded and weighs nearly 3.5 lb. A magnificent icon in very good to excellent condition.
Wall Cross of the Crucified Christ in bronze and polychrome enamels (3 colors), circa XIX C. In good overall condition. Measures 11 x 17 cm (4.5" x 6 3/4").
Four-Panel Bronze Traveling Icon (Складень), circa XIX C. A massive and impressive piece of Russian iconic art measuring 41 x 17 cm (16" x 6.5") unfolded and weighing over 2 lb. In very good condition
Russian Orthodox Icon of Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow (Икона Божией Матери "Всех Скорбящих Радость"), in bronze, circa XIX - early XX C. Measures 8 x 12 cm. Attractive piece showing surface wear but free of significant flaws.
Russian Orthodox Icon of Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow (Икона Божией Матери "Всех Скорбящих Радость"), in bronze, circa XVIII - early XX C. Nicely detailed small-size (5 x 7 cm) icon in very good condition.
Russian Orthodox Icon of Christ, in bronze, XVIII C. The reverse shows a year of manufacture in Church Slavonic style, apparently 1735. Extremely uncommon, beautiful and well-preserved piece in high relief.
Russian Orthodox Bronze tryptic containing icons of the life of Christ and of the Theotokos (складень "Двунадесятые праздники"). An early, circa late XVIII - early XIX C. piece. This skladen is particularly interesting because it consists of three panels rather than four (the latter is far more common for the subject of the icon). In very good condition.
Russian Orthodox Icon of Mother of God of Smolensk (Смоленская икона Божией Матери), in bronze, circa mid-XIX Century. Measures approx. 4.75" x 3.75", showing wear to the high points but still an impressive piece in good overall condition.
Small Russian Orthodox Icon of the Miracle of St. Nicholas, circa XIX- early XX C. In bronze and blue enamel, measures 2.25" x 2". In good condition.
Small Russian Orthodox Bronze Icon of Selected Saints (Икона "Избранные Святые"), circa XVIII- XIX C. The icon includes images of St. Paraskeva, St. Eudocia, St. Barbara, St. Julitta with her son Cyricus, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom. Slightly curved in shape, measures 2.2" x 1.8". In fair to good condition.
Russian Orthodox Icon of Three Saints, in bronze, circa late XIX Century. Depicts three Holy Hierarchs (Три Святителя) of Eastern Orthodox Church: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom. A beautiful piece in excellent condition with nicely detailed images in high three- dimensional profile.
Russian Orthodox Icon of Dormition of Theotokos (Virgin Mary) in Bronze and Enamels, mid to late XIX Century. A beautifully detailed piece with artwork in very high 3-d format and enamels of four different colors. Measures approx. 3.5"x 4". In very good condition.
Russian Orthodox Antique Icon of Virgin of Passion (Страстная) in Bronze with Polychrome Enamel, last quarter of XIX - early XX Century. A far less common image than some other depictions of the Virgin in Russian Orthodox iconography. Measures 4 " in overall height. In very good condition.
Russian Orthodox "Old Believers'" Baptismal Cross, circa XIX C. In bronze and polychrome enamel. Very good to excellent condition.