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Russian Icon Depicting "The Image Not Made by Hands,"

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$444$375

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

Description:

Russian Icon Depicting "The Image Not Made by Hands," 19th century, with central depiction of Christ's visage on cloth, held at upper corners by angels, on gilt ground, 14 x 11 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

significant loss to gilt along bottom edge, over-all age appropriate scratches and abrasions, panel slightly warped, bearing Lithuanian export stamp

Keywords

Christian iconography, Eastern Orthodox icons, Icon, Russian icons

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