This religious wooden egg was hand crafted and painted in Russia. It features a beautiful painting of Blessed Virgin of Vladimir, aka the Theotokos of Vladimir, Our Lady of Vladimir, and Vladimir Mother of God, with Jesus on her lap. The handwritten note on the bottom of the egg says: Blessed Virgin of Vladimir, 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. Bring home a piece of Russian tradition today with this wonderful golden icon-egg. Approximately 13" total height (Egg: 8" Stand: 5").