European & American Fine Art and Antiques Including Russian & Asian Works
May 18th-19th, 2010
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Lot 6
A VERY FINE RUSSIAN ICON OF THE VLADIMIR MOTHER OF GOD, CIRCA 1600. A finely rendered icon of this famous Umilenie (Tenderness) Mother of God type, executed in the traditional style. The left and right borders displaying the three Hierarchs and Saint Nicholas. The background and margins overlaid with chased silver-gilt basma and with attached haloes. 12.3 inches x 9.75 inches (31.5 x 25 cm).
Estimate:  $6,000 - 9,000   € 4,500 - 6,750
Price Realized: $9,000.00
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