A travelling Iconostasis, Palekh, 19th century

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Comprising fifteen hinged panels painted in four tiers, the lowest tier depicting the Deesis, Christ Enthroned in the centre with angels and saints praying to him, the second tier with sixteen important feasts of the Orthodox church, the upper tiers illustrating the prophets and Old Testament forefathers
139.5 by 47 by 1.5cm, 54 7/8 by 18 1/2 by 5/8 in.