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Relief icon; steatite; half-length figure of the Virgin with mantle drawn over head, carrying the Child on her left arm beneath a round arch; inscriptions above their heads; in each spandrel is a bearded saint (the one on the left labelled as St John of Damascus, the one on the right probably St Cosmas of Maiuma) holding an inscribed scroll; along the upper rim are the worn remains of another inscription; brass edging.
- Production date
Height: 75 millimetres
Thickness: 12 millimetres
Width: 64 millimetres
Depth: 8 millimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015 15 Sep-10 Jan, USA, Norfolk, Chrysler Museum of Art, Byzantium to Russia: The origins and development of Russian icons 1200 to 1900.
2015 30 Apr- 22 Aug, USA, Clinton, Museum of Russian Icons, Byzantium to Russia: The origins and development of Russian Icons 1200 to 1900
- The upper rim is worn and parts are broken away; the stone has been discoloured by oil and is almost black.
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- Acquisition notes
- In the collection of Francis Douce before 1830; bequeathed to Dr S.R. Meyrick in 1834.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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