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Russian Icon with Sterling Silver Riza Depicting Kazan Mother of God

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$504$425

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

Description:

Russian Icon with Sterling Silver Riza Depicting Kazan Mother of God, Moscow, late 19th/early 20th century, painted in the Western style, maker's mark present but illegible, 7 x 5 11/16 in.
Estimate $600-800

damage to paint from silver polish, craquelure, riza tarnished

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God, Moscow, Christian iconography, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Christianity, Eastern Orthodox icons, Riza, Russian icons

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