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A Very Fine and Rare antique Russian icon of the Kaluga Mother of God with gilded silver, cloisonne enamel and filigree oklad (riza), made in Moscow between 1899 and 1908 by prominent silversmith Semyon Galkin who specialized in enameled icons. 10 1/2 x 12 in. (26,4 x 31 cm).

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The Annunciation - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons 79 x 63.5 coll été 2007

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The Virgin and Child 12th century | Virgin Fyodorovskaya | Fyodorovskaya Theotokos (Russian: Федоровская Богоматерь), also known as Our Lady of St. Theodore and the Black Virgin Mary of Russia is the patron icon of the Romanov family and one of the most venerated icons in the Upper Volga region. Her feast days are March 27 and August 29.

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from Queen of Heaven

Theotokos: How the Mother Goddess became Mary

Mary becomes Mother of God: The year 431 A.D. was a momentous one in the history of the Queen of Heaven.  That's the year the church fathers, meeting in Ephesus in modern day Turkey,  officially de...

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Старинные иконы.... Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

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A VERY FINE antique Russian icon of the Kazanskaya Mother of God, 1890, Moscow, naturalistically painted on a wooden panel, overlaid with gilded silver and cloisonne enamel oklad (riza).

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