Icon, 4 field - Wood - 19th century

Description
Icon, 4 field - Wood - 19th century
Russia

Mid 19th century 4 field icon. These type of icons gave the person who ordered the icon the chance to choose there favorite Saints and Feast in order to make the icon suitable for private devotion. In the field to the right above the Mother of God Comforter of the Afflicted, this image also helped young people to find the right partner. In the upper left the Birth of the Virgin, this icon assured just married women to get pregnant. In the lower left the Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky patron of St Petersburg, The Archangel Michael, and Andrei a fool for the sake of the Kingdom of God. Lower right the Holy martyrs, Tatjana, Catharina and Anastasia. Fine icon of a excellent workshop in good condition, painted of leafgold, first half 19 century.

Lot details
Object
4 field, Icon
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
44.5×35.5×2.5 cm
Weight
2.5 kg
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