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Russian Silver and Enamel Tripartite Travel Icon

Auction:
2363
Lot:
763
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2363
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Silver and Enamel Tripartite Travel Icon, 1896-1908, maker possibly AlekseƬ V. Stepanov, with ogee pointed arch, the front doors with leafy scroll engraving, and mounted with a blue and white cross, opening to panels of the Virgin and Christ, two saints, and a single saint, the faces and hands showing traces of paint, bale to top, back with Cyrillic engraving, wd. open 7 1/8, wd. closed 3 1/4, lg. 4 3/4 in., approx. 10 troy oz.

Provenance: Formerly owned by a White Russian General Gabortovsky.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959), Gabortovsky, Cyrillic alphabet

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