Icon, Virgin and child, h 40 cm (1) - Wood - Early 19th century

Description
Icon, Virgin and child, h 40 cm (1) - Wood - Early 19th century
Balkans

Bulgarian/Balkan icon, Mother of God ‘Hodegetria’ crowned with child Cosmocrator, early 19th century, egg tempera, Mecca, chrysography and gold details. In good condition, small touch ups (the face of the Mother of God). Subject and geographical origin quite rare. Large size, 40 cm. Rich and lively chromography. Hieratic, of good school. Reviewed and rated approx. € 3500 by antiquarian magazine more than ten years ago (see photo). Adequate offers, thank you.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
h 40 cm, Icon, Virgin and child
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
Early 19th century
Country of Origin
Balkans
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
40×2.5×28.5 cm
Weight
1.3 kg
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