Russian icon Saint George Slaying the Dragon - Wood

Description
Russian icon Saint George Slaying the Dragon - Wood
Russia - Late 19th century

It has long been believed that St. George is the patron saint of warriors. They are praying to his mother, who conducted his sons for military service.But not only the one who pays the military debt to the Motherland appeals for help to the great martyr. He is asked to heal, to protect himself and his loved ones from various diseases. In addition, St. George the Victorious protects farmers, patronizes livestock, protects livestock from illness.

Lot details
Object
Russian icon Saint George Slaying the Dragon
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
28×1.5×23 cm
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