ANTIQUE 19TH C RUSSIAN ORTHODOX WEDDING PAIR ICONS
An antique 19th century Russian Orthodox wedding pair of icons depicting Mother of God right-handed depicting the Mother of God holding Jesus Child with her right hand and Christ Pantokrator depicted with His left hand placed on the orb as a symbol of the supreme power, and His right hand raised in a gesture of blessing. Hand painted in oil on wood panels, the backside is lined with velvet. A wedding pair of icons is an iconographic composition of two icons: the Savior and the Most Holy Theotokos, which are used for blessing during the wedding sacrament. After the wedding ceremony is over, the young couple place their wedding icons in the red corner of their home. Antique Russian Orthodox Icons And Religious Collectibles.
Dimensions: Overall size: 9 x 7 in. All measurements are approximate.
Condition Report: Overall good vintage condition. Refer to photos. Sold As Is.