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Russian Compositional Icon

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

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

Description:

Russian Compositional Icon, 19th century, the kovcheg panel depicting Christ seated on seraphim, the Old Testament Trinity, the Mother of God of the Sign, Mother Do Not Weep for Me, the crucifixion, various angels, and vignettes representing humanity's salvation through Christ's sacrifice, with gilt ground and mustard yellow border, 13 7/8 x 12 in.
Estimate $700-900

scattered paint and gilt loss to image, chips and nicks to paint and wood around border, panel warped

Keywords

God, scattered paint, Christian iconography

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