Antique Russian Icon of Saint Nicholas in Repousse Overlay

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Outstanding antique Russian icon mounted in original wood and glass shadowbox frame. Depicts Saint Nicholas comprised of repousse technique, whereby metalworking is done by hand on the reverse side creating designs in low relief. Features elaborately engraved gilt and silver metal in three dimensional designs and has silk floral accents.


  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    Sheet Metal
  • Condition
    Distressed. Excellent condition with age appropriate wear. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    11.75 in. H x 9.25 in. W x 2.5 in. D
    30 cm H x 23 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Number of Items
  • Reference Number
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1stdibs seller since 2011

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Located in Stamford, CT

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