SOLD Antique Russian Gilt Brass Icon Christ being Taken From The Cross
SOLD Rare Antique, 18th - 19th century, Russian Orthodox, heavily gold gilded cast and engraved, brass traveling Icon of Christ being taken down from the cross and being held by Mary; the words say, "Weep not for me." A field of grapes on vines borders the main artwork. The icon comes with its original, double braided, suspension chain.
REFERENCES: Russchische Metall-Ikonen in Formsand gegossener Glaube by Stefan Jeckel page 154-155 No 87
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CONDITION: In good condition, showing its age and usage. Some minor wear to the gold gilding.
MEASUREMENTS: 11.4 cm x 9.8 cm (4.49 inches x 3.86 inches).