Antique 19thC Orthodox icon Kazan Mother of God
Theotokos of Kazan Russian great gift
Theotokos of Kazan / Our Lady of Kazan
Dimensions: 265mm x 220mm x 17mm (30mm with ornaments)
Icon possible painted using egg tempera on specially prepared wooden panel
Icon facade are called riza or oklad and made from solid brass.
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Condition: see photos
Our Lady of Kazan, also called Mother-of-God of Kazan, was a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church, representing the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan, and a palladium of all of Russia, known as the Holy Protectress of Russia.