07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
480

Monumental Russian Feast Days Icon

$3,555$3,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Monumental Russian Feast Days Icon, 19th century, depicting the resurrection of Christ in the center, surrounded by scene of Holy Passion week to inner border, and further scenes of feast/holy days in outer border, ochre edge, the reverse with ink dedication/inscription dated 1896, 35 x 27 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Chips along top edge; 4 inch burn and charring to center lower edge; wear to script writing along right edge. All edges with touch-ups. Scattered small pinpoint losses mostly to center scenes. Scattered minor inpainting throughout. Minor worm damage/insect holes to reverse.