Icon, Travel icon, Mother of God of Kazan - Wood - 19th century

Description
Icon, Travel icon, Mother of God of Kazan - Wood - 19th century
Russia

Extremy finely carved tryptich for pilgrims to be used as a travelling altar, buxus or palmwood, Russia 19th century. On the central panel we see an image of the Mother of God of Kazan, patron of the housewives. On the left wing the guardian angel and on the right wing a holy monk, most likely Sergius of Radonez. These tryptiches were carved by monks in the endless Russian winters to sell in the summer to the pilgrims and this way to earn an income. A very charming and fine momento from the period of Imperial Russia lonf before the revolution.

Lot details
Object
Icon, Mother of God of Kazan, Travel icon
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
12×10.25×0.75 cm
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