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Russian Icon of Six Patron Saints

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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

Description:

Russian Icon of Six Patron Saints, c. 1890, Saint Peter on the left and Saint Paul on the right, each flanked by two saints, with Christ above, on gilt ground with polychrome foliate border, 13 7/8 x 12 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

scattered loss to paint and gilt, craquelure, minor cracks to wood (especially at upper center), panel slightly warped

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Christian iconography, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Christianity, Eastern Orthodox icons, Eastern Orthodoxy, Icon, Russian icons

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