Important Asian, Russian, European and American Works
May 24th & 25th, 2011

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Lot 5
A RUSSIAN ICON OF THE LORD ALMIGHTY, CIRCA 1856. Here Christ delivers a blessing with His right and holds an open book of Gospels to a variation of Matthew 11:27,  All things are delivered to me of my Father.  The painted icon in untouched condition retaining the original varnish coat and overlaid with an ornate gilded silver riza with attached halo. Riza hallmarked Moscow, dated 1856 and with Latin makers initials of DT.  12.5 inches x 10.5 inches (32 x 26.5 cm)
Estimate:  $1,800 - 2,200  
Price Realized: $4,560.00
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