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Greek or Russian orthodox Wooden Relief 1935 Icon

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    Posted 7 years ago

    senchi
    (69 items)

    I found this pretty intriguing icon.
    Frame details are fantastic, as well as the icon story itself.
    I believe this to be the Greek alfabet, but not sure..Russian?

    Any ideas what this is, what the translation is inside the glass, and on the back?

    Thank you!!

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    1. senchi senchi, 7 years ago
      The more I look at it, the more I am convinced that the relief material inside the glass is not wood...there are no tool/knife marks...i m pretty sure this is handmade
      Could it be made out of an animal bone?
      Thanks
    2. senchi senchi, 7 years ago
      Anyone able to translate?
      :)
    3. senchi senchi, 7 years ago
      still looking for help :) wonderring if I should take it to a rofessional, but just want to avoid paying for an appraisal for something that is not worth
    4. aghcollect aghcollect, 7 years ago
      It looks like Greek - try visiting one of the Greek Orthodox Churches in your area, maybe someone there can translate it and tell you it's meaning. - (and they don't charge any fees)
    5. senchi senchi, 7 years ago
      Great idea!! :) Thanks

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