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The Virgin of the Don [Miniature]

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The Virgin of the Don. (Донская икона). Also known as "Our Lady of the Don", this famous Russian icon is believed to have been originally painted by Theophanes the Greek around 1380. The monastery book of the Donskoy Monastery has it that the icon was a gift from the Don Cossacks to Dmitry Donskoy the day before the Battle of Kulikovo, also in 1380, and which he took with him to battle and ultimate victory of the Mongol armies of the Golden Horde under the command of Mamai.

A Russian Orthodox cross is painted on the back. High gloss lacquer finish. 1" wooden egg (24mm) on a tiny turned-wood, painted stand. Made in Russia. 1 only. Gift boxed.

SKU: MP-EGG-2
RRP: $59.00
$45.00 (You save $14.00)
Weight:
0.40 LBS
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