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Russian Icon of Saint Nicolas

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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

Description:

Russian Icon of Saint Nicolas, 19th century, depicting the saint in half-length, flanked by Christ and the Mother of God, with two patron saints in the border, on gilt ground, inscribed on the reverse, 14 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

all-over loss to gilt, abrasions and pitting to surface, panel warped

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God, Christian iconography, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox icons, Eastern Orthodoxy, Icon, Russian icons, Sacramentals

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