European & American Fine Art and Antiques Including Russian & Asian Works
May 18th-19th, 2010
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Lot 8
A LARGE & IMPRESSIVE RUSSIAN ICON OF CHRIST ENTHRONED, CIRCA 1600. Christ sits majestically upon a throne, with His right hand He delivers a blessing and His left hand supports an open book of Gospels with what appears to be a modified inscription from John 7:24 combined with Matthew 7:2. His head flanked with the standard Greek abbreviation IC XC and with the Russian Slavonic title The Lord Almighty. Christ's garments with white highlighting and the throne heightened with chrysography. Most likely from the central position of the Deisis row within an iconostasis. 39.75 inches x 21.3 inches (101 x 54.5 cm).
Estimate:  $20,000 - 30,000   € 15,000 - 22,500
Price Realized: $26,400.00
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