Enclosed with an expert report from Argus expert Yann Patou dated 5 September 2020.
Provenance: Count Ivan Ivanovitch III Stenbock-Fermor.
This Greek icon is covered with a solid silver kolas, which may be later (19th century), but hand-worked as in the productions of the 17th century.
The fine workmanship of this travel icon, despite its wear and tear, shows that this type of creation is probably a production of painters' workshops from the Greek islands.
It represents St Anthony the Great, an anchorite from the Thebaid desert, who lived in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD and was a promoter of teaching by example. He was therefore followed by disciples such as Pachomos and his teaching was then perpetuated in the Greek and Russian monasteries.
Shipped with track and trace.
- Icono griego que representa a San Antonio el Grande
- Periodo estimado
- Finales del siglo XIX
- País de origen
- Buen estado - usado y con signos menores de los años
- 7.9×6.3×1.2 cm
- 55 g