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

Monumental Russian Feast Days Icon

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


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.