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ICON NUMBER : 77849

Saint Nicholas The Wonderworker and Holy Bishop of Myra, Russia, 19th century, gesso, silver, tempera, size 31 x 26 cm, price € 3300,-.

This type of depiction of St. Nicholas is called the “Miracle of Nicaea”. The images of Christ and the Holy Virgin are depicted alongside the face of St. Nicholas and omofor (Omophorion – Greek; the western equivalent is pallium, - the distinctive chasuble of a bishop and the symbol of his spiritual and religious power). ("Nilokai Chudotvoryets") St Nicholas is the most widely revered saint in Orthodoxy. The Russians have a saying "If anything happens to God, we have always got St Nicholas". Provenance: private collection Germany. The authenticity of every icon is guaranteed. Excellent condition. Every icon is sold with extensive written expertise.

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