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Russian Icon Depicting Saint Nicolas

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

Russian Icon Depicting Saint Nicolas, probably Houli, 19th century, the central figure wearing a robe with large design of scrolling foliage, flanked by Christ and the Mother of God, in carrot orange border, 15 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

darkening to entire image, scattered loss and cracks to paint within image, large paint losses to upper and lower left and lower right edges, worming, panel very warped

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God, Russian icons, Russian Orthodox Church

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