IR-797 St Nicholas Icon 8 3/4"x7"

IR-797 St Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Icon Gold Foil Mounted On Wood 8 3/4"x7"




ST Nicholas is the patron of children, jewelers, pawn brokers and trailers including sailors. He is a beloved Saint of both the Eastern and Western Churches whise feast day is December 6th. This icon is from a matched set of icons of Christ the Teacher and the Virgin of Kazan. The elaborately designed "riza" is "Old Russian Style" enamel work which had its origins in Constantinople of the Byzantine Empire.