Abalatskaya Mother of God. Russian Orthodox icon. This Abalatskaya or Abalak "of the Sign" Mother of God Russian Orthodox icon is based on the original icon from the Siberian village of Abalak, which is located about 20 miles outside of the city of Tobolsk, Russia. In Abalak there are three churches next to each other; a Church dedicated to the Mother of God of the Sign, a church dedicated to St. Mary of Egypt and a church dedicated to St. Nicholas of Myra. St. Nicholas of Myra and St. Mary of Egypt are shown in the borders of this icon.
#T25 - S (2½" x 3" on ½" wood).
#750 - M (3½" x 4" on ⅝" wood).
#857 - ML (5" x 6¼" on ¾" wood).
#1184 - L (6¾" x 8¼" on ¾" wood).
Icons manufactured by a Russian supplier using their proprietary process of applying successive layers of color and metallic-like patterns resulting in a brilliant, detailed, and nearly three dimensional appearance.
Icon inscriptions in Church Slavonic.