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Russian Icon of Christ Emmanuel

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
216
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Icon of Christ Emmanuel, c. 1780, Christ as a youth surrounded by raised borders covered with a tooled and incised gilt brass basma, the halo set later with faceted and cabochon cut glass pieces, 12 3/8 x 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

subtle craquelure, age appropriate discoloration to brass, panel warped

Keywords

Christ Emmanuel, Ancient Greek art, Christian iconography, Halo, Iconography, Russian icons

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