Mandylion Icon

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Mandylion Icon

Postby Goldstein » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:42 am

Hi -

An interesting, rare Mandylion icon in lacquer technology, silver gilt. Hagion Mandylion (Greek for "God-created image") is an ecclesiastical festival of Eastern Christendom, which is celebrated every year on 16 August. In the west, Veronica's sweat cloth is revered.)

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The most famous Mandylion icon, Russia 12th century

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Icon painting artist: unknown as mostly
silversmith: Karpov, Aleksandr K. 1898-1908, St. Petersburg
assaymaster: Romanov, A.

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Goldstein

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