Russian orthodox icon. Menaion of August - wood, tempera, handpainted

Description
Russian orthodox icon. Menaion of August - wood, tempera, handpainted
Russia - First half 20th century

The term "Menaion" is also applied to icons of all the saints whose feast days fall within a particular month. A particular church may have 12 such icons, one for each month of the year, or it may have one large icon depicting all 12 months on one panel.
The term "Menaion" is also applied to icons of all the saints whose feast days fall within a particular month. A particular church may have 12 such icons, one for each month of the year, or it may have one large icon depicting all 12 months on one panel.

Lot details
Object
Russian orthodox icon. Menaion of August
Material
wood, tempera, handpainted
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
30×25×2.5 cm
Weight
1 kg
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