Icon, Mitrophan of Voronesk - Wood - 19th century

Description
Icon, Mitrophan of Voronesk - Wood - 19th century
Russia

Rare Russian icon depicting the abbot Mitrophan of Voronesk. The Holy abbot is depicted here in monks garnments, with his abbots sceptre wearing the great schisma with a cross and the inscruption NIKA which means victory in Greek and which alludes to Christ victory over death.
This icon dating from the second half of the 19th century is in excellent condition.

Lot details
Object
Icon, Mitrophan of Voronesk
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
40×29.2×2 cm
Weight
1 kg
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