10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Russian Icon Depicting St. George Slaying the Dragon

$677$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Icon Depicting St. George Slaying the Dragon, early 20th century, with a silver-plate riza repousse-decorated with scrolling foliage to border and gilt-metal halo adorning St. George, 11 3/4 x 10 in.
Estimate $400-600

Surface re-varnished, with matrix of craquelure and popping to bottom center. Light scattered rubbing to silver-plate and gilt. Scattered metal fatigue to riza. Heat damage to lower corners of riza. Panel very slightly warped and with worming.


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Keywords

gilt-metal halo adorning, metal fatigue