Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques

Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas

Regular price €250

This is a beautiful Russian Orthodox plaque depicting Saint Nicholas. The plaque is made of bronze finely chiseled with a blue enamelled background, it dates from the end of the 19th century.

Also known as Saint Nicholas of Myra or Saint Nicholas of Bari, born in Patara, Lycia, in 270, died in 345, is a popular saint who was the origin of the figure of Santa Claus. He is the patron saint of people from Lorraine, Russia, Fribourg, Ovillois, schoolchildren, students, teachers, sailors, men and women suffering from sterility, bachelors, glaziers, butchers and travellers.

Overall good condition.
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Height: 4 5/8" (11,7cm)
Width: 3 7/8"" (9,8cm)
Weight: 265g
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques
Bronze Icon Saint Nicholas - Charmantiques