Saint Xenia Fool for Christ of Saint Petersburg. Russian Orthodox Icon. Scenes of her life (upper left, then clockwise): Carrying bricks secretly at night up to the top of the scaffolds for a new church being built at the Smolensk Cemetery in Saint Petersburg, Praying all night in the freezing cold out in the empty fields, Healing a sick man, Helping the unfortunate and needy.
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.