All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280088 (stock #95163)
Mexico, 19th c. Relatively large format rendition of N.S. Refugio de Pecadores - Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners fine painting technique and wonderful color. Nice composition with blue-green background, lovely crowned Virgin and Child framed with a floral halo. In 1719, a Jesuit missionary brought a copy of a painting originally created for an altar formerly at Frascati, Italy, in the style of Guido or Salvator Rosa, to Mexico, the city of Zacatecas to be precise...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280087 (stock #95076)
Mexico, 19th c. Poignant retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa (as written at the bottom of composition) or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280086 (stock #95077)
Mexico, 19th c. Small-format retablo on tin with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ. She is represented as the mourning mother projecting a grieving attitude, her head covered with a blue veil, her hands almost clasped, a dagger in her breast - the key, distinguishing attribute of Mater Dolorosa. The scene references Luke 2:35...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1920 item #1280085 (stock #95074)
Mexico, 19th c. Beautifully painted large retablo on tin with the traditional depiction of San Francisco, the saint associated with charity. Note the word "Caridad is painted at the top right of the composition. St. Francis, the founder of the Minim Friars, was known for the miracles he performed. The artist depicted him in his dark brown habit, with his head surrounded by a glowing white halo suggestive of his miraculous powers...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280084 (stock #95072)
Mexico, 19th c. This rendition of N.S. Refugio de Pecadores - Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners relatively small in format; however, it display exceptionally fine painting technique. While it follows the traditional composition, its green background and red and gold crowns, as well as star lined rather than floral halo set it apart...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280083 (stock #95162)
" Mexico, 19th c. A skillfully painted large antique Mexican tin retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ. She is represented as the mourning mother projecting a grieving attitude, her head covered with a blue veil, her hands clasped together and a dagger pointed at her breast - the key, distinguishing attribute of Mater Dolorosa...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280081 (stock #95161)
" Mexico, 19th c. Spiritually rich and beautifully painted antique Mexican tin retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280080 (stock #95160)
" Mexico, 19th c. Poignant retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows - painted on tin and attached to a tin base that frames the piece. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280077 (stock #95158)
" Mexico, 19th century CE. Breathtaking rendition of El Alma de Maria on tin, capturing the mystical descent of the Holy Ghost upon Mary and the announcements of the Incarnation. Mary is young and beautiful wearing a crown of pink roses, a pearl necklace and pearl earrings. Her hands crossed over her heart, she presses the white dove toward her. This is a somewhat rarer depiction, because she holds not only a staff of lilies in one hand, but also a branch of roses in the other. Symbolizing her ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1910 item #1279962 (stock #R0021)
A very special and ornate French Holy Water Font with much symbolism ! The raised image of Christ with the Sacred Heart under a Crucifix, is on a brass plaque which is encased in a heavy silvered cast metal (spelter?)surround. There is an Eye of Providence within a triangle surrounded by rays of light or glory. It is further adorned with lilies. The heavy glass font is in good condition and appears hand blown with several tiny bubbles. I have not polished it as it has a lovely patina, and leave ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1278047 (stock #R105)
Authentic antique, 19th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God of Vladimir - Vladimirskaya.

The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel and encased with the repoussé gild metal oklad. Mother of God of Vladimir is one of the oldest icons of the type Eleousa (Virgin of Tenderness).

MEASUREMENTS: 26.5 cm x 22 cm (10 3/8 in x 8 5/8 in).

CONDITION: In good condition considering its age of 100 years w...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1278045 (stock #R103)
Authentic antique, 19th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God, Fedorovskaya.

The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel and encased with the repoussé iron oklad. This unusual way to encase the icon in iron oklad was usually used in time of war.

MEASUREMENTS: 31cm x 25.4 cm (12 1/8 in x 10 in).

CONDITION: The icon is in its original condition, no repairs or restorations, with nice old patina...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1278044 (stock #R104)
Authentic antique, 18th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God Vladimirskaya.

The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel and encased with the repoussé iron oklad. This unusual way to encase the icon in iron oklad was usually used in time of war. Mother of God of Vladimir is one of the oldest icons of the type Eleousa (Virgin of Tenderness).

MEASUREMENTS: 33.5 cm x 22 cm (12 in x 8 5/8 in).

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1278033 (stock #R102)
Authentic antique, 19th century, Russian Triptych icon Deesis with Selected Saints composed of three bronze icons mounted in wooden casing. The Savior enthroned with mourning The Virgin and John the Baptist in the center panel, flanked by two icons depicting The Guardian Angel and saints: Zossima and Sabbatius of Solovetskii monastery.

CONDITION: In good condition considering its age of 100 years, no repairs or restoration. Wooden frame joints show...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1278021 (stock #R98)
Authentic antique, 18th -19th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God Fedorovskaya.

The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel. The icon is cased in decorated in repousee brass frame.

CONDITION: With an old patina and wear, some flakes in gesso and paint.

DIMENSIONS: 31.5 cm x 27 cm (12 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in).

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1278008 (stock #R97)
Antique 19th century Jerusalem School Mother-of-Pearl Orthodox Christian Icon Antique 19th century, Jerusalem School, Mother-of-Pearl Orthodox Christian Icon of convex oval form, finely carved in low relief with a central arched niche depicting The Nativity, flanked by two smaller arched niches depicting the scene of the Annunciation, with the winged angel on the right and the kneeling Holy Virgin on the left. Engraved underneath “NATIVITA” and surrounded with floral adornment. Mounted in...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1277407 (stock #100591)
France, 18th to early 19th century. Carved and gesso wooden Madonna figure, shown standing on rounded rock, wearing long flowing robes, hands outstretched, lovely serene look upon her face. 12-3/4"H. Missing one hand and portion of other, minor pigment wear, else excellent.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Sarkisian Gallery, Denver, CO.