8452 St Andrews Road Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 United States 619.977.6505
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$ 595

Russian Wood Panel Icon, Late 19th c.

Origin Russia
Period 19th Century
Materials Painted Wood Panel.
W. 6.87 in; H. 9 in;
W. 17.45 cm; H. 22.86 cm;
Condition Consistent with age and wear.
Description Small Russian parcel gilt and polychrome egg tempura painted wood panel icon representing Christ the Pantocrator, the ruler of the universe in Byzantine Church decoration. With a somber expression framed by long brown hair and beard, while wearing traditional robes, within three Cyrillic lettered and incised halos; one hand in blessing and one with opened gospels in Cyrillic text, bordered by a gilt arched portal with stamped palm frond details; enclosed by a Pan Slavic style gilt and crossed strapwork, the corners of the frame incised in celadon floral trim.

Provenance: Simpson Auctions.
Styles / Movements Religious, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 315665
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