Item # 57184
|RARE 16th CENTURY DATED 1594 ANTIQUE RUSSIAN BRONZE ICON of SAVIOR THE ALMIGHTY
||RARE 16th CENTURY DATED 1594 ANTIQUE RUSSIAN BRONZE ICON of SAVIOR THE ALMIGHTY
The Savior blessing with his right hand, holding the a closed book of Gospels in his left hand.
Relief inscription with liturgical text on the margins:
CHRIST THE GOD WAS TRANSFIGURATED ON THE MOUNTAIN AND SHOWED HIS GLORY TO HIS DISCIPLES.
Dated in relief cast on the reverse - year 7102 means 1594 in old Slavonic.
Top part with image of the Vernicle (Holy Face)
Size 4.5 by 3"
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