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

Greek Icon of the Unfading Rose Mother of God

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


Greek Icon of the Unfading Rose Mother of God, dated 1844, with dedication in Greek at lower edge flanked by roses, with angels to upper corners, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Reverse showing stabilized vertical crack to upper edge. Cartouche around lower text repainted, and approx. 75% of edge of icon repainted. Heavy repainting to upper left corner, including angel's banner. Smaller scattered spots of touch-up painting. Varnished.