A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE FOLDING ICONOSTASIS STYLE ICON, LAST PART OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE FOLDING ICONOSTASIS STYLE ICON, LAST PART OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Composed of a large central panel depicting at top Christ the Lord Almighty and below the Nativity of Christ. On each side, the seven-folding hinged panels painted in four rows, the top row depicting the Archangel Gabriel, the Mother of God and primarily Apostles. The second row painted with 14 church Feast Days and the bottom two rows depicting scenes from the lives of various saints, 28.5 inches x 87.75 inches (71.5 x 223 cm) (open).
This item comes with a certificate from The Israeli Antiquities Athurotiy.