Antique 17th century Russian Bronze Triptych Icon
Very Rare Authentic Antique 17th century Russian bronze three-folded triptych icon” Deesis Selected Saints” two-tiered composition in the center panel. The Savior enthroned, the Virgin mourning and St. John the Baptist in the upper tier, half-figures of St. Zossima and Sabbatius of Solovetskii monastery, saint’s prelates Nicholas the Wonder-worker and Leontius of Rostov. Left fold: archangel Michael and apostle Peter, Stprelate Basil the Great and St. George the Great martyr, St. prelate John the Chrysostom and St. metropolitan Peter. Right fold: Archangel Gabriel and Apostle Paul, St. Martyr Vlosios.
CONDITION: In good condition showing signs of usage and wear.
MEASUREMENTS: Open: 11.5cm x 8.7 cm (4.53 inches x 3.43 inches)
REFERENCES: Russchische Metall-Ikonen in Formsand gegossener Glaube by Stefan Jeckel page 66-67 No17
Please see the picture of the page attached to the listing.
For the other example please also see Russian Copper Icons and Crosses from the Kunz Collection: Castings of Faith by Richard Eighme Ahlborn and Vera Beaver-Bricken Espinola. Pages; 63, 64, 65.
Since the market is flooded by reproductions of the Russian brass Icons, which for inexperienced collectors look the same as the authentic objects, we would like to inform our clients that this is genuine authentic antique Icon, and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.