Icon, The Elevation of the True cross (1) - Wood - 19th century

Description
Icon, The Elevation of the True cross (1) - Wood - 19th century
Russia

Fine Russian icon depicting the Elevation of the True cross which was found back in 319 AD by Emperor Constatin and his mother Elena in Jerusalem and brought back to Constantinopel. Here the patriach and the emperor show the cross to the faithfull of Constantinopel. Feastday 14 September. Fine icon from the reign of Tzar Nicolas the Second 1896-1917. With nice pierced and gilt background

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Icon, The Elevation of the True cross
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
30.5×26.5×2.5 cm
Weight
2 kg
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