Lot 954. Gilded Brass Icon. Russia, c 1775-1825 AD.
Gilded Brass Icon. Russia, c 1775-1825 AD. Gilded cast brass icon of four panels each with five biblical scenes with engraved details and inscriptions. Each panel 7” x 4.25” (16.5” open). c.f. Knuz collection 25819.055. Superb. The scenes represented are as follows:Cover: Patriarchial Cross with tutulum and foot-rest; lance and sponge all before city wall. Russian TextPanel 1: Crest: The Crucifixion of Christ1. The Annunciation2. The Nativity of Christ3. The Entrance of Mary into the Temple4. The Birth of the Mother of GodPanel 2:Crest: The New Testament Trinity1. The Meeting in the Temple2. The Baptism of Jesus3. The Entrance into Jerusalem4. The Transfiguration of JesusPanel 3:Crest: Exaltation of the Cross (Ss Mary & Constaintine)1. The Resurrection2. The Ascension3. Dormition of the Mother of God4. The Old Testament TrinityPanel 4:Crest: The Praise of the Mother of God1. The Tikhvin Mother of God (Ss Alexander & Cyril)2. The Vladmir Mother of God (Ss Maxim & Leonty)3. Mother of God of the Sign (Ss Anthony & Leioty)4. Smolensk Mother of God (Ss Anthony & Theodosius)