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Orthodox Icon Depicting the Sign Mother of God

Auction:
2997T
Lot:
1752
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2997T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 06, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Orthodox Icon Depicting the Sign Mother of God, probably Greece, late 19th/early 20th century, the painted icon with an elaborate embroidered metalwork riza with beaded accents, within a shadow box frame, total 18 x 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $350-450


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God, Christian iconography, Christianity, Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox icons, Icon, Picture framing, Religion, Riza, Greece

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