World Treasures: Important Russian, Asian, European & American Works
June 3rd & 4th, 2014
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LOT 10
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Lot 10
A VERY FINE RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT BASIL, CIRCA 1870, POSSIBLY PESHEKHONOV WORKSHOP. Finely rendered on an incised gilt ground with gilt highlights typical of Peshekhonov icons, and contained in an ornate carved and stained oak shadowbox frame (kiot), in the Byzantine style and possibly after a design by Hippolyte Monighetti. The icon 10.5 inches x 6.2 inches (26.8 x 15.8 cm); overall 22 inches x 14.75 inches (56 x 37.5 cm).
Estimate:  $2,000 - 3,000   € 1,400 - 2,100
Price Realized: $8,125.00

Hippolyte Monighetti (1819-1878) was an architect and Professor of the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg.

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