Genuine hand painted egg tempera and gold gilding Russian Tryptich Icon of Iviron Mother of God with antique patina. Icon is topped by stepped capital and maintains original gold gilding and bold color. Central icon portrays Orthodox Iviron Mother of God. Demilune wings are painted with beloved Russian Orthodox saints, St. George, with four Orthodox Patriarchs, two on each side, portrayed above. Russian lettering identifies the figures. Old handmade hardware on doors, inside and out. Nails in bottom are handmade. Tryptich doors do not close completely as they have been warped by time (see picture). Doors may have been painted on the outside also but only vestiges of decoration remain on exterior doors. See photos to see tiny wormholes in various areas of the icon which go through the panels from front to back. This icon is in original “as found” condition with no attempt at cleaning, etc. It is a superb original religious work of art with a history that could speak volumes! Measurements are 12 5/8″ H X 17 1/2″ when opened. Central panel is 8 3/4 wide. The item “Antique Russian Iviron Mother Of God Tryptich, Hand Painted, Gold Gilt, Patina” is in sale since Tuesday, April 12, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons”. The seller is “clarissa-73″ and is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CO, PA, JM.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Russian Federation