Russian Icon | Mother of God of Kazan | with Silver Riza
Theme: Mother of God of Kazan | with Silver Riza/Oklad
An original antique Russian Icon.
Price: upon request
Age: 19th century
Material: Silver Riza, maker's mark "A.Я", with 84 zolotnik, St. Petersburg Alexander Yashinov (1795-1826)
The Mother of God Icon (Kazanskaya) appeared in the city of Kazan in 1579. In 1721 the Icon was transferred to St. Petersburg and in 1811 it was installed in the Kazan Cathedral built for it. The original icon has unfortunately been lost.
Very fine gold painting on the robes and elaborate hand-driven silver work with attached aureole with residual gilding. Silver Riza, maker's mark "A.Я", with 84 zolotnik, St. Petersburg Alexander Yashinov (1795-1826).
84 Zolotnik = 875 Silver
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Original antique Russian Icon
Certificate of Authenticity | Expertise
Beginning of 19th century
31 x 26 cm