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Modern Russian Icon Depicting the Mother of God

Auction:
2873M
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2873M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Modern Russian Icon Depicting the Mother of God, shown with the Christ child raising his hand in benediction, within a gilded scalloped background and framed within a painted and gilded strapwork motif, all within an enclosed shadow box with glass door, including shadow box 15 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500


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God, Christian iconography, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Icon, Sacramentals

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