Material: bronze / brass with two-tone enamel. Fire-gilded.

 

Above: the Mandylion - the "not human-made image" of Christ from the city of Edessa (today's city of Urfa in Turkey) with two angels.

 

In the middle: Christ with the sun and moon, which represent the entire cosmic system. To the left of Christ is the Holy Lance, with which He was wounded at his side, and to the right is the pole topped by a hyssop sponge with which He received vinegar.

 

Below: the city wall of Jerusalem, Golgotha and the skull of Adam.

 

Left: Saint Mary Magdalene (third Sunday of Easter and July 22nd), a disciple of Jesus, went with Jesus to Jerusalem; Together with two other women, however, she did not flee like the other disciples, but stayed during the crucifixion and death of Jesus (Gospel of Matthew 27, 55 - 56).

 

The Mother of God.

 

Right: Saint Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian - According to the testimony of the Gospel of John, he was the only disciple under the cross during which Jesus called him his favourite disciple (Gospel of John 19:26). With Peter he was also the first to hurry to the empty tomb of Jesus (Gospel of John 20:1-9).

 

Saint Longinus the Centurion - (October 16), according to the apocryphal Gospel of Nicodemus and according to the Legenda aurea, was the Roman centurion who is said to have stabbed a spear (the "Holy Lance") in Jesus' side after his death and who according to the Gospel of Matthew as well as the Gospel of Mark testified to the sonship of Jesus.

Russian icon | Extended Orthodox Cross | Bronze/Brass | 24562

SKU: 24562
  • Original antique Russian orthodox icon

    Certificate of authenticity from an independent expert at the Vienna Dorotheum
  • Age

    19th century
  • Size

    23 x 14.5 cm (9.1 x 5.7 in)

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