MEASUREMENTS: 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm (6 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in the original good condition with a nice old patina. The border with remains of the iron nails, which previously held on oklad in which the icon was originally encased. Some flakes and scratches in the paint. No repairs or restorations.
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MEASUREMENTS: 10.3 cm x 7.3 cm (4 in x 2 7/8 in)
CONDITION: in good condition considering its age, with nice old patina.
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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).
CONDITION: In very good condition with nice old patina.