An antique Russian Orthodox icon of St George and the dragon, 19th century, the icon in tempera colours on a gesso prepared ground on a timber panel with battens, painted in the Western manner with an animated saint and horse in a landscape setting, with c
An antique Russian 'Mother of God - Hodegetria' icon, 19th century, in tempera colours upon a prepared timber panel, a naïve depiction of a half length figure of the Virgin gesturing with her right hand to the Christ child seated upon her left knee
A fine Russian Orthodox icon of Saint Alexander Nevsky, 19th century, in tempera colours upon a gesso prepared timber panel with battens, Alexander typically attired in a suit of armour with a Royal robe trimmed in ermine, a Crown, sceptre and orb beside h
Russian icon painted in earthen tones, depicting a Saint within a hollow relief window, flanked to each side with carved painted flowers. Condition: good, general age related wear. Dimensions 51.5 x 29 x 2 cm
A fine Russian icon, Archangel Michael, Florus, Lauzus, Modestus, Blaise & Laurus of Iiiyria, Russian school of Novgorod, Archangel centrally depicted holding aloft the shroud, surrounded by the various saints and three on horseback within landscape, tempe
A Russian icon of three Saints, Basil, John Chrysostom and Gregory, circa 1,800. the unusually elongated and directly facing bishops in the Byzantine Novgorod tradition upon a shallow gold lattice background with painted borders, the figure of the Virgin a
An antique Orthodox bronze 'Blessing Cross' Crucifixion icon, mid 19th century. the gaunt image of Christ upon the cross surrounded by church Slavonic liturgical text in Cyrillic, with script verso. Height 18 cm. Width 14 cm
A small antique Orthodox bronze and enamel 'Mother of God of the Sign' icon, mid 19th century. the bronze in low relief depicting the Virgin with her arms raised in the traditional prayer posture, the nimbus upon her chest enclosing an image of the
An antique Orthodox bronze and enamel 'Blessing Cross' Crucifixion icon, mid 19th century. the gaunt image of Christ upon the cross surmounted by trumpeting angels and surrounded by church Slavonic liturgical text in Cyrillic, in remnant white and
A Russian icon, 'St John the Forerunner', 19th century, in tempera colours upon a batten supported timber panel and typically depicting the saint as a gaunt figure holding a scroll and holding his hand in benediction. Height 31.5 cm. Width 25 cm
A Russian icon, 'Christ Pantocator', early 19th century, in tempera colours upon a prepared panel, and typically depicting the image of Christ gazing out of the image with his right hand raised in benediction, the left cradling the bible, a naïve d
A Russian icon of 'Mother of God - Hodegetria', early 19th century, in tempera colours with remnant gilt upon a prepared panel with ark and supported by battens, depicting the Virgin leaning towards the Christ child typically gazing outwards with a
A Russian 'Lamentation' icon, early to mid 19th century, in tempera colours with gilt highlights upon a prepared panel depicting the mother of God with clasped hands gazing at the dead Christ, with a brass oklad with pierced nimbus and later beaded
A Russian 'Mother of God - Kazanskaya' icon, 18th century, in tempera colours upon a prepared panel depicting the Virgin holding the Christ child with his right hand in benediction, with a decoratively pressed brass oklad and a pierced nimbus. Heig
An Orthodox icon of 'St Michael', 18th century, in tempera colours upon a prepared panel with ark and supportive battens depicting the saint as commander of the Heavenly Host dressed in Roman military uniform with the red general's cape and hol
A Russian icon of 'St Nicholas of Myra', mid 19th century, in colours upon a prepared panel with supportive battens, depicting a half portrait of St Nicholas in the Western manner in his typical pose of benediction and holding the bible. Height 30.
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