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Large Russian Church Icon Depicting Saint Nicolas of Mozhaisk

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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

Description:

Large Russian Church Icon Depicting Saint Nicolas of Mozhaisk, 19th century, the polychrome and gilt panel with central figure holding a sword and church and surrounded by scenes from the saint's life, with light brown border, 34 3/4 x 28 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

poor restoration affected colors and detail, losses to paint and wood around edges, cracks to wood, panel warped

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Icon, Polychrome

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