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Russian Icon. Miracle of St. George and the Dragon, metal plating, 18x24cm

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Russian Icon. Miracle of St. George and the Dragon, metal plating, 18x24cm

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The icon is based on the tradition of the miraculous salvation of the inhabitants of a town and a beautiful girl against a thirsty dragon of blood.

Metal plating, Gildied
Width 180 mm
Length 240 mm

Product Description

This icon was crafted in Sofrino, a town not far from Moscow. There is a small factory there with a lot of artists whose work received the full blessings of The Patriarch of the Whole Russia Alexei. It works officially for the Russian Orthodox Church since 1980. This factory recreates the art destiny of Russia accumulated throughout more that a thousand years.

St George the Winner was Christian martyr and warrior. The icon is based on the tradition of the miraculous salvation of the inhabitants of a town and a beautiful girl against a thirsty dragon of blood. St George the Winner became an angel and the protector of the great builders of the Russian state and the Russian military power. St George became the coat of arms in Moscow and the emblem of the Russian State.