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Greek Icon Depicting the King of Kings

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
632
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Greek Icon Depicting the King of Kings, 19th century, the upper section of the icon featuring Christ enthroned with Mary the Mother of God on his right and John the Forerunner on his left, beneath this scene there are two registers of patron saints each labeled, all on a gilded ground and set within a painted frame, total 25 3/4 x 18 3/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

God, Byzantine art, Christ in Majesty, Christian iconography, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Icon, Iconography of Jesus, Iconostasis of the Cathedral of Hajd├║dorog

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