Russian Bronze Icon
With Two Selected Saints
Dimensions: 4.3 x 4.3 cm
Period: 18th century
This portative traveller icon with the depiction of two full length figures of saints is made in casted and finely incised bronze. Alongside the rims there is a finely incised border with small slantwise grooves. The background is delicately incised with plant motive between the saints and tiny parallel lines on the sides. Above each of the saint there is the inscription in Old Church Slavonic identifying the saints.
According to the style and manufacturing technique the icon can be dated in the late 18th.
All the presented dates are given to the best of our knowledge. For all further information please contact us.
For additional reading please see Russian Bronze and Brass Traveller Icons.