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Russian Icon - Our Lady of the Unburnt Bush in kiot

The miraculous icon of the Unburnt Thornbush(Neopalimaya Kupinawas highly venerated in Russia as a protection from fire. Virgin Mary is depicted in the central position with her child in oval mandala.  The points of the eight-pointed “slava” (“Glory”) represent divine light and the Eighth day of Creation, the Day of Eternity. The four evangelists Matthew, Mark, John, and Luke represented allegorically as an angel, eagle, lion, and ox.  

Additional Info

  • ID#: 198-048-063-L60i4-350
  • Size: 16 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in (42 cm x 31 cm)
  • Age and School: ca. late 19th century, Provincial
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood in gilt wood glass-fronted shadow box
  • Price: $3,500
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