World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works
November 18th & 19th, 2014
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LOT 16
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Lot 16
A LARGE RUSSIAN OLD BELIEVERS ICON ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER WITH SAINTS, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1860.  At top center along the upper margin, an image of the Holy Visage and below a gathering of five saints. At center St. John the Forerunner and around him, St. Nikolai, St. Vasily, the Holy Martyr St. Alexandra, and St. Gregoriy. Overlaid with a substantial silver repoussé and chased riza with attached haloes. Hallmarked Moscow, dated 1860, Cyrillic maker's mark V.K., and 84 silver standard. 17.75 inches x 15 inches (45 x 38 cm).
Estimate:  $1,500 - 2,500   € 1,050 - 1,750
Price Realized: $3,000.00


Christie's South Kensington, auction of May 18, 2004, lot 268, illustrated in the auction catalog on page 29.
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