Icon, Riza Byzantine - .925 silver

Description
Icon, Riza Byzantine - .925 silver
Italy - Second half 20th century

Ancient and rare Byzantine Riza Icon, depicting Our Lady with Baby Jesus. The Child’s hand is raised in a blessing gesture. The Riza is all in bas-relief, in pure silver 925 and weighs a good 30 g. It covers all, except the faces, which are painted on fine wood and in very good condition.
Dimensions: h27x23x1 cm, weight: approx. 650 g.
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Lot details
Object
Icon, Riza Byzantine
Material
.925 silver
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
27×23×1 cm
Weight
650 g
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