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RUSSIAN ICON WITH SILVER SETTING AND INSCRIPTION ON THE BACK

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RUSSIAN ICON WITH SILVER SETTING AND INSCRIPTION ON THE BACK IS SHOWING 
THE APPARITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD BEFORE SERGIUS OF RADONESH


Moscow 1859


16.5 x 13.5 cm

The text on the reverse reads: ‘This icon of the Apparition of the Mother of God to Sergius was given on December 28, 1858 in the Trinity Monastery of Sergiev Posad by Hieromonach Joasaph as a blessing to Alexander and Elizabeth Lusin.’