This really blessed icon, a prayers miracle - Church Relic. Dimensions Icon mm Measures approximate. 180.0 mm height & 150.0 mm in width & 18.0 mm in thickness (watch the photos). Marked with assayer's mark, Russian 84 Solid Silver, American standard 925.The condition is not so bad. In proportion to icon age. The best indication of condition is to study the photographs carefully. Original Icon MSTERA Oil Egg Tempera on Silver Oklad. Russian Imperial Royal Art, mid 19.
Egg Tempera on wood panel. This icon is painted in the best traditions Russian Art, reflects the school of higher craftsmanship, the Msterskaya school of painted. The background made of silver, covered by a golden lacquer.The faces finely painted in great detail with shades of red. Overlaid with a chased and embossed silver oklad. Marked with city hallmark, assayer's mark, 84 standard and master's mark. The miniature figures rendered meticulously in great detail with muted colors.
The soft modelling of the flesh complimented by delicately rendered features. The vestments painted in reds and greens highlighted in gold. Each scene having been executed with great detail, taking place either against elaborate architectural settings or landscapes. Fantastic Enamel Royal Imperial Icon, with the Imperial factory mint mark. With the guarantee the icon originally of the 84 silver, it will be to you amazing artifact for you collection in my opinion belonged to the Grand Dukes of the Romanov's house.
Some of the Russian high art objects belong to the clans "Coming from Rurik, " descendants of the princes of the 12th-15th centuries. Mstera style lacquer is quite different from its cousins Fedoskino & Kholui. Although all lacquer box styles experienced similar historical challenges with the onset of communism in Russia, Mstera truly embodies the combined styles of Old Russian master artists and traditional folk art. Mstera or Mstyora miniature painting is done with tempera paints on varnished articles mostly made of papier-mâché or wood.
The Mstyora miniatures usually represent characters from real life, folklore, literary and history works. The Mstyora style features a clear realism, with warmth and gentleness of colors, realistic depth of the landscape backgrounds, relatively small human figurines, and a subtle framed pattern usually completed in a modest amount of gold. Pictures are part of Description. The item "1843 year RUSSIAN MSTERA ROYAL IMPERIAL ICON 84 SILVER OKLAD, POKROV MOTHER GOD" is in sale since Friday, December 15, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons". The seller is "rima83" and is located in North Miami Beach, Florida.
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