Bronze with two glazes - after the patterns of Vyg foundries in Pomorye - exquisite state of preservation
The triptych is in perfect condition, probably made in Moscow foundries according to the patterns of Vyg foundries. At the centre is St. Nicholas, and above him Christ the King of the Kings; four feasts on the side doors and the Annunciation in the apical parts of the doors.
Size when open:
15.3 x 11.0 x 0.15-0.8 cm. Weight: 180 g.
Bibliography: S. Jackel, Russische Metall-Ikonen- in Formsand gegossener Glaube, Rasch, 1995, p. 122-123.
The two icons on wooden board were realised with the egg tempera technique on a levkas basis.
The icon of Basil the Great dates back to the late 19th century, is painted on a unique board with the Saint’s name written on the Nimbus.
Size: 14.5 x 11.3 x 1.5 cm.
The second was created in the late 20th century, the recessed part depicts Christ Pantocrator with the twelve apostles along the edges. It is a reduced scale replica of an imposing 14th-century icon. Size: 20 x 15.5 x 1.2 cm.
All icons come with expertise attached, with detailed transliteration and description of symbols and translation of the open Gospel.
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