01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 09:00 AMCalender
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Russian Icon with Silver Riza depicting the Kazan Mother of God

$652$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Icon with Silver Riza depicting the Kazan Mother of God, the lightly gold-washed and engraved riza hallmarked for Moscow, maker's mark EK, Aristarkhov assayer, velvet-backed board, 7 1/8 x 6, together with a shadow box frame, frame size 14 x 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

metal tear to riza above Christ's head, and extending to right edge, with halo becoming unattached from ground. age wear to metal. felabite scratch and small gouge near edge of riza at Christ's face.

Keywords

God, Moscow, head