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Eighteenth Century Russian Icon with Silver Gilt Riza

Auction:
2272
Lot:
1161
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2272
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 23, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Eighteenth Century Russian Icon with Silver Gilt Riza, riza dated 1796, quartered with painted depictions of the Virgin Mary, in chased and embossed gilded riza, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.

Provenance: By repute, from Baroness Pillersdorf nèe Tolstoy, to the estate of Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy, Christian iconography, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Christianity, Eastern Orthodox icons, Riza, Russian icons

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