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Russian Icon Depicting a Saint

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
634
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Russian Icon Depicting a Saint, 19th century, the kovcheg panel featuring the saint, possibly St. Gregory the Theologian, encircled by a gilt halo, with one hand raised in benediction, the other supporting the Testament, 8 7/8 x 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Benediction, Christian iconography, Halo, Icon, Pope Gregory I, Russian icons

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