Saint Vladimir the Great - Russian Orthodox carved - NO RESERVE - Icon - Wood

Description
Saint Vladimir the Great - Russian Orthodox carved - NO RESERVE - Icon - Wood
Russia - 2008

Absolutely wonderful work and beautiful hand carvings.
Estimate:: € 150 - € 200

Dimensions icon - 25.5 x 20 cm
Inches 10.04 x 7.9 inches

Heavy wood beech.
This wooden carved icon is made from noble wood - beech, covered with beeswax and linseed oil.

Born in 958, Vladimir was the natural son and youngest son of Sviatoslav I of Kiev by his housekeeper Malusha.[

Vladimir continued to expand his territories beyond his father's extensive domain. In 981, he seized the Cherven towns from the Poles; in 981–982, he suppressed a Vyatichi rebellion; in 983, he subdued the Yatvingians; in 984, he conquered the Radimichs; and in 985, he conducted a military campaign against the Volga Bulgars,[18][19] planting numerous fortresses and colonies on his way.

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Lot details
Object
Icon
Material
Wood
Manufacturer/ Brand
Saint Vladimir the Great - Russian Orthodox carved - NO RESERVE
Estimated Period
2008
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
As new - unused
Dimensions
25.5×20×25.5 cm
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