Tetraptych Folding Icon

Icon

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 16 in x H 7 in

Accession Number:

55.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Four-part folding cast brass icon. Rectangular shape topped by ogee arch. With green, light blue, and dark blue enameling. On leftmost panel: icons of the Crucifixion, Annunciation, Nativity of the Theotokos, Nativity of Christ, Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple. Second panel from left: the Trinity, Meeting of Our Lord, Transfiguration, Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem, Theophany. Third panel from left: Elevation of the Cross, Descent into Hades, Old Testament Trinity, Dormition, Ascension. Rightmost panel: five icons of Theotokos and saints. On reverse of third from left panel is cross surrounded by ornamentation.