Antique Russian Icon Saint Nicholas The Miracle worker

Regular price $1,345.00

Russian Icon Saint Nicholas the Miracle worker. The Icon is hand painted over levkas with egg tempera on wood panel. The painting under the riza may be schematic if any we did not remove to examine. The beautiful riza is hand repoussed and chased.The four panel corners and halo are gold plated . There are several makers marks that have been struck on the side of the icon but we could not make them out.Please refer to photos. We date the icon to the early 1900's. the back is covered with a modern cloth. There are two areas of discoloration on the riza. One is by the raised hand near the cuff and just under the right collar.We did not attempt to clean. The icon measures 10 1/2" wide x 12 1/4" long. New photos coming.