Bronze without glazes - after the patterns of Vyg foundries in Pomorye - exquisite state of preservation
Pectoral icon belonging to Russian metal icons, realised after the patterns of Vyg foundries.
The icon shows modest signs of wear due to rubbing, but it is in fine condition.
Size when open:
14.2 x 11.6 x 0.5-07 cm.
Weight: 20 g.
The crucifix, with its characteristic eight-point Byzantine shape, has two additional crossbars: the upper one, called a titulus, and a bottom bar typically tilted and called the Cross of Mercy. On back is an inscription reproducing the first few lines of the Praise to the cross. Dimensions: 10.8 x 6.1 x 0.3-05 cm.
Icon on wood representing saint Simeon of Verkhoturye, the Righteous, from the late 19th century. It was realised on a single board with egg tempera technique on a levkas basis; on top left is the Pantocrator blessing. Size: 13.3 x 10.7 x 1.2 cm.
Three family icons, coming from a family asset intended for domestic worship.
Expertise attached, with detailed transliteration and description of symbols.
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