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Russian lacquer box " Our Lady of Vladimir "

Our Lady of Vladimir
Our Lady of Vladimir
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Price: $100.00

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Item Number: lb1192

Miniature Russian lacquered box "Our Lady of Vladimir"  was painted by a talented artist Morozov S in Palekh village.
Icon Our Lady of Vladimir  is Byzantine( orthodox) style image of the Virgin and Child that became very popular in Russia long time ago. It is one of the most venerated Orthodox icons. Our Lady of Vladimir Icon is described as expressing universal feelings of motherly love for her child. The icon image was used in celebration of coronations of tsars, elections of patriarchs, and other important ceremonies of state.
The box is hand painted on papier mache with traditional egg tempera paints, decorated with gold leaf and hinged on the left side.
The size of the box is 2" x 1.5" x 1"