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Medium Russian brass plaquette depicting Our Lady of Kazan

A cast-brass travel icon plaquette depicting Our Lady of Kazan in a floral ornamental border. 

Our Lady of Kazan, is a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church, representing the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan. It was considered a palladium of Russia for centuries until its theft and likely destruction in 1904. Two major Kazan Cathedrals, in Moscow and St. Petersburg, are consecrated to Our Lady of Kazan, as are numerous churches throughout the land. Her feast days are July 21 and November 4

 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 67-DDMA2-4
  • Size: 3 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches (9.5 x 11 cm)
  • Age: ca. 19th century
  • Origin: Moscow region
  • Materials: brass
  • Price: $475
  • Orthodox Cross
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