Icon: Saint John the Forerunner

Number: 005 Period: 1878
Name: Icon: Saint John the Forerunner Size: 9 x 8 cm
Origin: Russia Price:

The small icon is overlaid with a chased and engraved silver oklad, dated 1878,  marked with city hallmark od St Petersburg, assayer’s mark, 84 standard and Master’s mark P.I, in Cyrillic.

Saint John shows us a scroll, with a variant of the text: POKAITESYA, PRIBLIZHIBOSYA TSARSTVIE NEBESNOE

“Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is come near.”


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