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Russian Icon of Saint Elijah

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
264
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Russian Icon of Saint Elijah, probably Vetka, 19th century, the central figure seated and surrounded by scenes from his life, with God the Father in the upper left, on gilt ground, 12 3/16 x 10 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

all-over loss to gilt, panel very slightly warped

Keywords

Elijah, Russian icons, Yahwism

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