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Russian Icon - the Transfiguration of Christ

Russian Icon - the Transfiguration of Christ

The icon is depicting the Transfiguration of Christ, one of the miracles of Jesus in the Gospels in which he is transfigured and becomes radiant upon a mountain. In Christian teachings, the Transfiguration is a pivotal moment, and the setting on the mountain is presented as the point where human nature meets God: the meeting place for the temporal and the eternal, with Jesus himself as the connecting point, acting as the bridge between heaven and earth.
  • ID# 08-MISI-95
  • Size 14 1/2 x 12 1/4 in (37 x 31 cm)
  • Age ca. 1850s
  • Origin Russia
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price $2,750
  • Orthodox Cross
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Russian Icon - Calendar icon for the month of April

Russian Icon - Calendar icon for the month of April

This icon was a part of a 12-icon set of menological (annual) Calendar icons and represents the month of April.  Known as synaxaria (monthly), twelve monthly panels of the Calendar icons are exhibited in the church one at a time on a special lectern called the analogion and depict images of saints arranged chronologically according to their feast days in alteration with the movable liturgical feasts as they distributed in the Orthodox calendar for one specific month.  Although, most saints are represented standing, Saint George, whose feast falls on the 23rd of April, is depicted during his Miracle of Slaying the Dragon. The saints are arranged in … More
  • ID# 59-009-32-RSSP2-1
  • Size 10 1/4 x 12 in (26 x 30 cm)
  • Age ca. 1900
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on gessoed wood tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price $950
  • Orthodox Cross

Large Russian Icon - 15-Panel Portable Iconostasis

This folding shrine replicates in miniature the iconostasis, the screen of icons separating the sanctuary from the nave in Russian Orthodox churches. For Old Believer sects, who were not allowed to maintain churches and who often fled persecution by the official church, portable iconostases like this one preserved the true order and sanctity of the sacred realm.  This icon is composed of fifteen folding panels, each divided into five registers. In the lowest register of the central panel is the image of the Royal Doors under the image of the Last Supper flanked by the full-figured depictions of the Virgin … More
  • ID# 4-RSMI-8
  • Size 20 1/2 x 54 3/4 in (52 x 139 cm)
  • Age ca. 19th century
  • Origin Old Believer's workshop
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on gessoed wood
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross

17th century Greek Cyprus Triptych Icon - Dormition of Theotokos, Nativity & Baptism of Christ, St Cosmas & Damian

Triptych icon depicting the Dormition of the most holy Theotokos depicted in the central panel, flanked by scenes of the Nativity (on the left) and the Baptism of Christ (on the right). The exterior panels show figures of two martyrs and unmercenary healers - Saints Cosmas and Damian.
  • ID# 130-RSFP-5
  • Size Open: 9 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. (23.5 x 36.8cm) | Closed: 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (23.5 x 18.4cm)
  • Age ca. 17th century
  • Origin Cyprus
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross

Large Russian Staurotheke Icon with Brass Cross and Icons

Large fully gilt staurotheke / iconotheke icon from the Ural mountains school depicting (painted top) Saint Charalambos, Saint Nicholas, and Saint Blaise. Near the cross: Saint Mary and Saint Martha, Mother of God; Saint John and Saint Longinus. Bronzes: a Crucifix cross, (two of) Joy to All Who Sorrow Mother of God, Our Lady of Tikhvin, and Saint George. Five selected border saints.  
  • ID# 01-CZ38-25
  • Size 21 1/4 in x 18 1/2 in (54 cm x 47 cm)
  • Age ca. 1890, Navyansk school, Old Believer's workshop
  • Materials Egg tempera on gilt and gessoed wood with brass inserts
  • Price Price upon request

Russsian Icon - Christ Pantocrator in silver oklad revetment cover

The icon depicts Christ as Pantocrator ( "Almighty" or "All-powerful") - pictured half-figured blessing with his right hand while holding an Orb and a Cross in his left hand. the icon is covered by an ornate parcel gilt silver revetment cover with a separately attached multi-rayed halo. The silver cover is stamped with Moscow town mark and hallmark of workmaster Dmitry Orlov, known Moscow silversmith and owner of a firm that by 1865 employed 160 workmen and apprentices. The revetment cover is further embellished by four porcelain plaques - two roundels in top corners with abbreviation IC / XC and … More
  • ID# 05-RSMIS-14
  • Size 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in (32 x 26.5 cm)
  • Age ca. 1850
  • Origin Moscow
  • Materials Oil on gessoed wood in silver revetment cover
  • Price $6,000
  • Silver
  • Orthodox Cross

Large Russian Icon - The Holy Mandylion - Image of Christ Not Made by Human Hands

The icon type of The Holy Mandylion represents the very first not made by human hands image of the Savior miraculously created by Christ himself. According to the Christian tradition, King Abgar of Edessa wrote to Jesus, asking him to come to cure him of an illness. Instead, one of the seventy disciples, Thaddeus, is said to have come to Edessa, bearing the words and an image of Jesus, by the virtues of which the king was miraculously healed. To create his likeness, Jesus used a face-cloth which miraculously bore the image of His face. This image of Christ preserved … More
  • ID# 1311-RSHG-17
  • Size 17 1/2 x 14 3/4 in (44.3 x 37.6 cm)
  • Age ca. 19th-century
  • Origin Russia
  • Materials Tempera on wood panel with double kovcheg.
  • Price $5,500
  • Orthodox Cross

Russian Icon - The Holy Mandylion - Image of Christ Not Made by Human Hands

The icon type of The Holy Mandylion represents the very first not made by human hands image of the Savior miraculously created by Christ himself. According to the Christian tradition, King Abgar of Edessa wrote to Jesus, asking him to come to cure him of an illness. Instead, one of the seventy disciples, Thaddeus, is said to have come to Edessa, bearing the words and an image of Jesus, by the virtues of which the king was miraculously healed. To create his likeness, Jesus used a face-cloth which miraculously bore the image of His face. This image of Christ preserved … More
  • ID# 1314-RSHG-14
  • Size 12 x 10 1/4 in (30 x 26 cm)
  • Age ca. 18th century
  • Materials Tempera on wood panel. The haloes gilded.
  • Price $4,000
  • Orthodox Cross

Russian Icon - Saint Paraskevi of Iconium, Patron of the Holy Matrimony

Saint Paraskevi of Iconium (also known as Paraskeva Pyatnitsa) is venerated as a Christian virgin martyr. Her parents were Christian, and Paraskevi was named as such (the name means “Friday” in Greek) because she was baptized on a Friday and because Friday was the day of Christ's Passion. She became a preacher, and according to tradition, converted Emperor Antoninus Pius to Christianity, but, subsequently martyred at Iconium during the persecutions of Diocletian. Saint Paraskevi-Pyatnitsa developed a personality and functions of her own on the Russian soil. She is traditionally depicted as an ascetic figure wearing the red of martyrdom. Paraskevi … More
  • ID# 533-RSHG-125
  • Size 12 x 10 in (30 x 25 cm)
  • Age ca. 18th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on gessoed wood
  • Price $3,750
  • Orthodox Cross

Russian Icon - The Resurrection & Orthodox Feasts with Evangelists

Fine icon is painted on the gold ground and depicting 12 Orthodox feasts centered around scenes of Christ's Descent into the Hades and the Resurrection. Four evangelists depicted in the corners. The orders are decorated with tooled ornamentation imitating precious enamels. Very good state of preservation. 
  • ID# 06-RSMIS-8
  • Size 14 x 12 inches (30.5 x 35.5 cm)
  • Age ca. 1900
  • Origin Syzdal
  • Materials Egg tempera on gilt, tooled and gessoed wood
  • Price $3,200
  • Orthodox Cross

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