1800s - 1850s year s. With DIVINE SPIRIT and CONTAINS DIVINE HOLY SOUL!!!
84 SOLID HEAVY SILVER OKLAD. JOHN THEOLOGIAN IN SILENCE WITH A SILVER RIZA.
Holy Apostles, Entreat the merciful God. To grant our Souls Forgiveness of Transgressions. Weight of the Silver RIZA approx. 360 grams // 230 dwt.
84 Solid Imperial Silver RIZA (OKLAD). HARDWOOD PANEL with 84 siler Riza. Vertical boards joined with two inset wood horizontal braces Bottom and top at the ends.Egg tempera painting icon, creates magnificent beauty of the product. EGG TEMPERA on CHALK GRAUND, SUPERB PAINTING.
100% Original, Authentic Imperial Icon, gorgeous painting creates magnificent beauty of the product. Hand painted with egg tempera painting. As well as a engrave two Apostles Crowns. The quality of this MIRACLE ICON is very fine and detailed with beautiful facial painting, good condition, regarding its age.
On Chalk ground with the egg tempura painting icon, creates magnificent beauty of the product, sophistication. Icon in good condition in corresponds to regarding its age. This icon been double check and we Guarantee everything by one hundred percentage. The quality of this Icon is very fine and detailed with beautiful facial painting.Good so see our many photos to get the best idea of condition. The best indication of condition is to study the photographs carefully, photos are part of the description. JOHN THEOLOGIAN IN SILENCE WITH A SILVER RIZA Russian, Nigni-Novgorod, Matthew Fodorov Telogreev, 1848 (riza) Tempera on wood panel. Overlaid with a silver riza chased and embossed with scrolling foliage.
Marked with city hallmark, 84 standard Russian Imperial Solid Silver, assayer's mark and master's mark'MT'. The icon shows the Apostle John. In these latter years, as the elder "Theologian". In his hands he holds the Gospel, with the words: "In the beginning. To his left, an angel is shown whispering the Gospel into John's ear, yet the Apostle does not look to him, but casts his eyes down in contemplation.The Saint's right hand is raised up, making the sign of the cross over his mouth, guarding it lest he were to say something from his own imagination: the great Evangelist is reduced to silence. The icon distinguishes itself by original and bright artistic expressiveness, peculiar to the best samples of Northern manner of icon-painting. This rare icon shows the perfect craftsmanship of the Russian icon painter. Take pleasure in this gift and prevent all bad luck. Deliver everyone from the future torment, who call out to you here together: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia».
Enjoyed an unrivalled command of every technique employed Art painting school, as well as with the gold and silverware. This unique fusion of the national creative spirit and contemporary culture helped to create some of the greatest masterpieces of Russian and world jewelry. Russia has long been a leader in production of enamel with orders and medals and other enamel wares.
In Russia, nice enamel objects were considered to be the most expensive and valuable. The 8th of May is a feast day dedicated. To the Apostle John, the Evangelist and Theologian. Among all the Apostles, the title "Theologian" is only bestowed upon St John, which attests to the spiritual heights to which he attained, and the depth of the heavenly wisdom he was granted.
The author of the profound Fourth Gospel and the witness of Divine Revelation, it is to this Saint that the contemplative mystics of later centuries looked to as a model of Faith and Prayer. It is the icon of St John the Theologian "in Silence" Rus:??????
That best depicts this ideal Theologian. The inspiration for the image could be the words of John himself when he writes: And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Pose here resonates with the 4th century monastic saint Evagrius Ponticus' words on prayer: Do not cherish the desire to see sensibly angels or powers or even Christ lest you be led completely out of your wits, and taking a wolf for your shepherd, come to adore the demons who are your enemies.He also writes: Keep your eyes lowered while you are praying. Deny your flesh and your desires and live according to the spirit. And perhaps St Evagrius' most famous lin e: If you are a theologian you truly pray. If you truly pray you are a theologian. When he was dying, his disciples asked him for a final counsel to keep with them.
"My children, " he said, "Love one another, " and then repeated it again. "That's enough, " John said, because it is the covenant of the Lord. Pictures are part of Description.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons". The seller is "rima83" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Korea, South, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.