Offered by Galerie Puch
European Sculpture, Russian and Greek icons
Egg tempera painting on a drop-shaped wooden panel with gold brocade and pearl decoration, Moscow around 1680-1700.
Size Height 7.5" Width 7"
The Panagija is the breast medallion of Eastern Church bishops. The pendant shows the representation of the mother of God with the divine son in the middle and should remind the wearer to be her representative and servant. The Panagiya distinguishes the bishop as a high ecclesiastical dignitary.
This panagiya shows the Virgin of Vladimir with a gilded halo with a tsata in the center. The depiction is framed by a gold brocade with river pearls and 10 semi-precious stones set in rosettes.
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