Orthodox extended cross | 24791

Russian icon

Metal/Bronze/Brass icon

21 x 10.5 cm | 8.3 x 4.1 in

18th century

Antike original russische Ikone aus dem 19. Jahrhundert.


Material: bronze/brass/yellow metal with residual enamel.

Top: Four cherubim.

Great Feasts from left to right:

  • Presentation of Christ in the temple (February 2).
  • Entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday).
  • Resurrection of Christ.
  • Ascension and the Holy Trinity – the hospitality of Abraham (according to the Old Testament).

At the top in the middle: God the Father and the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove.

In the middle: The crucified Christ.

Left: The Mother of God and Saint Mary Magdalene (third Sunday of Easter and July 22).

Right: Saint Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian (May 8) and Captain Longinus (October 16).

Below: Adam’s skull.

Back: Hymn of praise to the cross.

To be seen in: Opdebeeck, Jos – Metalen Ikonen – Blauwdruk van een verzameling, Campinia Media vzw, 1997, ISBN: 90.356.1088, Page: 164

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