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Religious Icon - St Alexander

Antique religious icon that has been hand painted on paper, and applied to a curved piece of terracotta - was originally an element of a larger altar piece. The subject is St Alexander, Patriarch of Constantinople, who was Patriarch from 325 to 340 AD. A very decorative piece with beautiful details. We are not experts in religion, but this more than likely originates from the Mediterranean region near to Greece and Turkey.  A lovely piece with signs of age, but in amazing condition and would probably benefit from a light clean.

Measures: 33cm tall x 18cm wide x 7cm deep