Tenderness Mother of God. Russian Orthodox Icon. With scenes of the life of Saint Seraphim of Sarov and his closeness to the Mother of God (upper left, then clockwise): Mother of God healing a young Saint Seraphim, Saint Seraphim praying for 1000 days on a rock in front of the Tenderness Mother of God icon, Blessed repose of Saint Seraphim praying in front of the same Tenderness icon, and Saint Seraphim's vision of the Mother of God surrounded by Saints.
when open: 4½” tall x 7” wide
Icons manufactured by a Russian supplier using their proprietary process of applying successive layers of color and metallic-like patterns resulting in a brilliant, detailed, and nearly three dimensional appearance.
Icon inscriptions in Church Slavonic.