European & American Fine Art and Antiques Including Russian & Asian Works
May 18th-19th, 2010
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LOT 11
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Lot 11
A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT PARASKEVA, LATE 17TH CENTURY. Two descending angels place the martyrs crown upon the head of Paraskeva who holds a three bar cross and a scroll which is inscribed with the beginning words of the Nicean Creed, 'I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker…' The mint green colored background decorated with a pattern of gold leaf clouds and the upper border with a circular cartouche displaying Christ Emmanuel. The lengthy shoulder height inscription identifies her as, 'The Holy Great Martyr Paraskeva Pyatnitsa', and the panel constructed with a double kovcheg. 12.25 inches x 10.5 inches (31.5cm x 26.5cm).
Estimate:  $1,000 - 1,500   € 750 - 1,125
Price Realized: $3,120.00
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