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Small Russian Finift Porcelain icon - Our Lady of the Kyiv-Caves Monastery (Ukraine)

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Small Russian Finift Porcelain icon - Our Lady of the Kyiv-Caves Monastery (Ukraine)

A rectangular hand-painted velvet-backed finift porcelain icon depicting Our Lady of the Kyiv-Caves Monastery. Very good original condition. 

The Svensk (Kyiv-Caves Monastery) Icon of the Mother of God is the oldest of the icons that survived, painted in the Kyiv-Pechersk Monastery. According to legend, its author was a Monk Alipy of the Caves. The icon was glorified by healings of the blind and of the possessed, and has long been regarded as a protector from enemies.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 07-003-335-F-SP1
  • Size: 2 x 1 1/2 inches (5 x 4 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1870s
  • Origin: Rostov, Russia
  • Materials: porcelain, brass
  • Price: $675
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