World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works
November 18th & 19th, 2014
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LOT 19
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Lot 19
A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE RUSSIAN ICON OF THE RESURRECTION AND DESCENT WITH FEASTS DAYS, CIRCA 1800.  The central reserve depicting at top the resurrected Christ above His empty tomb and below the Descent into Hades each surrounded by related scenes. The margins painted with scenes representative of the 12 major church feast days and each with corresponding inscriptions identifying the subjects. The left border from top to bottom with the Archangel Mikhail, the Apostle James, and St. Paraskeva and the right border with the Three Hierarchs. The entire icon overlaid with an impressive gilded silver, repoussed and chased riza with filigree and paste stone embellishments. Hallmarked St. Petersburg, dated 1862, stamped with Cyrillic maker’s mark "A. SOKOLOV," and 84 standard. 21.25 inches x 17.5 inches (54 x 44.5 cm). Total weight of riza 47.45 troy oz.
Estimate:  $7,500 - 10,000   € 5,250 - 7,000
Price Realized: $6,250.00
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