Large Icon Egg of Blessed Smolensk Virgin

Large Icon Egg of Blessed Smolensk Virgin

Item No. EG00290A02
$784.99

This richly adorned large Russian wooden egg on a pedestal was crafted by hand. This hand-painted icon-egg presents the iconographic depiction of the Blessed Smolensk Virgin (aka The Virgin Hodegetria of Smolensk,The Smolensk Directress, She who leads the way) holding the Child Jesus. The handwritten note on the bottom of the egg says: Blessed Smolensk Virgin, Sergiev Posad, and Artist's initials. The deep religious history of the Russian people has long been epitomized in the carving and decorating of eggs, as well as icons. Bring home a piece of Russian tradition today with this wonderful golden icon-egg. Approximately 13" total height (Egg: 8" Stand: 5").

Availability: In stock

Description

Details

  • Imported from Russia
  • Handmade
  • Egg is about 8" tall and 5 1/2" wide
  • Stand is about 5" tall
  • Total 13" tall
Additional Information

Additional Information

CategoryEggs
ColorBrown
ConditionNew
FinishGloss
MaterialWood
# of PiecesNo
ThemeReligious
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