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Russian Icon Depicting St. Nicholas

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Icon Depicting St. Nicholas, late 19th century, shown in a bishop's stole with the Gospels in one hand and the other raised in blessing with the Mother of God in a small circle by his right shoulder and Jesus in a small circle to his left, encased in a metallic riza with a gilt halo around his head, on a braced panel, 10 1/2 x 9 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

God, St. Nicholas, Christian iconography, Christian mythology, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox icons, Halo, Icon, Jesus, Riza, Russian icons, Sacramentals

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