St. Nicholas ~ Wonderworker. December 6 or 19 on the Julian Calendar.
Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of the ancient Greek city of Myra in Asia Minor (modern-day Demre, Turkey) during the time of the Roman Empire. He is revered by many Christians as a saint. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession.
Description: Blessing and holding Gospels his white omophorion draped over his arm the figure of Christ and the Mother of God floating on clouds against a gilt background delicately tooled with a quatrefoil pattern the rayed gold halo and border composed of floral designs emulating silver and enamel of the period.
Size: 14.75 x 17.5 inches. 44.4 x 37.7 cm Shipment UPS 5 days Origin: Private collection, non stolen proved.