Icon Orthodox Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus)- Myra - RARE Medium Replica #21-01
MEDIUM SIZE REPLICA
Saint Nicholas (Latin: Sanctus Nicolaus); (15 March 270 – 6 December 343), also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a historic 4th-century Christian saint and Greek Bishop of Myra (Demre, part of modern-day Turkey). Because of the many miracle attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker. He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, a practice celebrated on his feast day―St. Nicholas Day (6 December, Gregorian Calendar, in Western Christianity and 19 December, Julian Calendar, in Eastern Christianity); and thus became the model for Santa Claus, whose modern name comes from the Dutch Sinterklass, itself from a series of elisions and corruptions of the transliteration of "Saint Nikolaos". His reputation evolved among the faithful, as was common for early Christian saints.
This replica was made with Gypsum Stone. Hand made replication process has extensive aging process.
This replica is glued on black color painted board. (back of the board is not painted). You can display by hanging on your wall or on an easel.
This hand made piece can be a nice gift or perfect display unit for your home.
Pictures are taken in different light exposure for you to see clearly and decide per environment you will be displaying.
Each replica is unique since touch ups are different due to artists' work. Dimensions are different for each replica but we are indicating dimension ranges below.
Dimension variations(longer or shorter) can be about 1" for width and height.
Board Dimension: 8"x10"
Board Thickness: 1/4"
Replica Dimension: 7.5"x9.5"
Replica Thickness: 1/2"
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