Hand painted icon of Virgin Mary Portaitissa made on Mount Athos, on natural wood with two braids on its back side. Polished with gold 22K and a wreath. The icon is delivered in a luxurious box with a velvet coating.
Dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
The miraculous icon of Portaitissa was originally preserved in the Nice of Asia Minor. In the years of the Second Iconoclasm, a pious woman, who guarded the icon threw it into the sea, so that no one would find it and destroy it. The image in a miraculous way stood in the waves and headed west. Nowadays, the miraculous icon is found in the Holy Great Monastery of Iviron on Mount Athos. More about Virgin Mary Portaitissa.