01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Russian Icon of Michael Arkhistrategos

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


Russian Icon of Michael Arkhistrategos, late 19th/early 20th century, with central scene of Archangel Michael defeating Satan from a winged horse, while carrying a lance and book, and with a trumpet extended from his mouth, with Christ Immanuel before the Hetimasia at upper left, with gilded ornamental border, 12 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Craquelure, extensive wear and loss to gilt, panel slightly warped.


Michael Arkhistrategos, Christ Immanuel