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    Mother of God of Vadimir.

    Moscow. 18th century.

     

    Dear our Icon - Friends,

      


    We are sincerely glad to present You our new Collection:

     

     "Treasures of Christmas 2020"

     


    The collection contains beautiful icons of the 16th -19th centuries of various icon-painting schools.


    We hope You will enjoy acquaintance with the wonderful examples of ancient Russian icon painting.

     

       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: order@russian-icon.com 

     

     

     

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    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.

     

    Exhibits.

     

    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

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    Reservation

     

    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").

     

    Transportation

     

    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.

     

    Insurance

     

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

     

    Guarantee

     

    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.

     

    Read more

 

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").

 

  1. Transportation
    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.
  2. Insurance
    All items are insured for damage or loss during the delivery.
  3. Payment
    Currently, we accept payments by bank transfer only.
  4. Guarantee
    Crucial attributes of any icon of our collection are expressed in a certificate, which is made after an expert analysis.
  5. Expertise
    Definition of authenticity is the first and easiest task of our experts. Second step is a technical research, when attribution is being made.
    And the third stage is the collection of historical data about provenance of an icon.
    Direct communication with actual owners is invaluable for receiving exact and full provenance information.

    Besides our professional expert staff, we cooperate with the expertise division of State Museum of Art of Estonia "Kadriorg", and sometimes, we invite their experts to assist us.

    Our knowledge base was formed for decades and contains several thousands of signatures, ornaments, dowels, paints and other attributes of ancient icons.