Extremely Rare and very Unique - one of kind - Never been up for Sale. 19th Century Russian Orthodox Church Historical and Religious Artifact.ANTIQUE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN STERLING SILVER ICON - BIBLE COVER. Totally amazing painstaking engraving and very unique - I found no others like that for sale. And never seen anything like that before. Pictures don't do justice - it is extremely beautiful in fact. Dimensions - 10 inches by 15 1/4 inches of solid sterling silver sheet.
Hallmarks are - 84 with silhouetted head facing left and VO (in Cyrillic - BO), hard to take clear pictures of it because of its size. Stored in safe - never exposed and never offered for sale. This is unique opportunity to obtain this rarity. Item could be a part of early Bolsheviks payout to Western Countries after their Revolution happened in 1917 when they ripped off churches and private houses from gold, silver, diamonds and any other valuables.
In part, holes and rips at the edges are leading to believe that whoever did it didn't care about its historical and religious significance. Refer to pictures for details and conditions. You need to find them, and wait for years to get it done and it would cost you many times more than my offer is.The item "ANTIQUE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN STERLING SILVER ICON BIBLE COVER. AMAZING AND UNIQUE" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "vandos" and is located in Rochester, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Nicaragua, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.