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    Brothers and Sisters, Friends, Collectors, Believers and non-believers, Art dealers!


    On this Easter day, we would like to wish You Physical and Mental health, happiness and all the best. Christ brought us victory over sin.



    Christ is Risen!


     "Great Easter 2021"



    During the Easter hoidays, All icons in this collection have

    15% discount and free shipping! 


       All the best,

    Nina Gerasimenko,

    as well as the entire staff of the Russian Icon Gallery.


     Vene 37   Estonia 10123 Tallinn   Tel/Fax: (372 6481483)   Email: 





    In addition to our primary area of operations, we also provide the following services:



    Consultation for both the novice and experienced collectors.


    Sets with additional in-depth information about the icons.




    All spectrum of connoisseur services in the field of Icons.


    Consultation regarding the investment potential of antique icons.



    For receiving more information concerning the above-mentioned services, please contact us




    Russian Icon Gallery is always glad to provide additional information regarding any item of our stock. Any item of the gallery can be reserved for a negotiated length of time (except those already marked as "reserved" or "sold").




    We employ only proven transportation agents: DHL or Estonian Air Mail. Special custom-built boxes are used to ensure the safety of any icon during the delivery.




    All items are insured for damage or loss during the delivery.




    Crucial attributes of any icon of our collection are expressed in a certificate, which is made after an expert analysis.


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    We would like to bring to Your attention our small experimental illustrated glossary. It might be incomplete, but our own. We give an explanation of specific words, terms and concepts related to icon painting in this glossary.

    Articles are very brief, but nevertheless, it is better to know a little about everything than a lot of about nothing. The dictionary will be gradually updating.


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Dear Icon-friends,

Welcome to the gallery of the Old Russian Icon - "Burning Bush"

The gallery was founded in Tallinn in August 1991 by the family of hereditary collectors: Nina Gerasimenko, Dmitry Gerasimenko and Mikhail Gerasimenko.

The main activity is the collection, study, scientific restoration and examination, as well as sale and purchase of antique icons.

For 30 years of activity "Burning Bush" gallery is objectively one of the leading icon collections and antique associations in the icon market in the world.

Here You are guaranteed to purchase only authentic old Russian icons with clear provenance and original condition.

All our icons are unique monuments of Old Russian icon painting of various styles and art schools from the 16th till early 20th centuries, which have both religious and high antique artistic value. Our icons are from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Palekh, Msterskaya, Yaroslavl, Syzran, Stroganov, Armory, Kostroma, Vologda and other famous art schools of icon painting.

Our consultants are experienced recognized scholars of art from our staff and also invited scholars, who will help You make the best choice for You. We will provide You in detail all the information about each ancient icon in all aspects. We will offer You the most favorable purchase price since our gallery, unlike other galleries have the opportunity to cooperate with the owners directly bypassing art dealers, thereby getting a better price for You and guaranteed, crystal clear provenance.

Export of icons from Estonia is officially allowed.

We prepare all the documents for export at the Ministry of Culture of Estonia within 24 hours and at our own expense we send the icon to You by courier mail according to Your preference. We guarantee safety during the delivery and return policy.

Each icon from our gallery has an official document: certificate of authenticity and origin. If required, we also can advise on the advisability of a purchase in terms of art-banking (investment attractiveness of one or another acquisition). Our clients are private and corporate collectors, museums, temples, investors from different countries, as well as believers who want to possess a real ancient sacred icon.

Happy Purchases.

Sincerely Yours,

Russian Icon Gallery.