Authentic antique, 18th century, Russian Orthodox icon, The Virgin of the Burning Bush (Neopalimaya Kupina).
The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wood panel with two inserted slats on the top and bottom The Mother of God and the infant Christ is depicted in the center of the eight-pointed star, surrounded by angels and archangel, with Cyrillic letters on the hallow, the top of the icon is also inscribed in Cyrillic alphabet.
MEASUREMENTS: 30 cm x 22.5 cm (11 3/4 in x 8 1/6 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in its original condition with an old patina and wear, some flakes in gesso and paint, with some old restoration on borders.
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