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by O'Gallerie
February 27, 2013, 7:00 PM PST | Portland, OR, US    Live Auction

Lot 730: RUSSIAN ICON OF THE TIKHVIN MOTHER OF GOD, 18TH (696 views)

RUSSIAN ICON OF THE TIKHVIN MOTHER OF GOD, 18TH
Estimate: $800 - $1,000
Description: RUSSIAN ICON OF THE TIKHVIN MOTHER OF GOD, 18TH CENTURY, with a gilt riza and wood frame. The Madonna bears a star on her head and each shoulder. She holds the Christ child in her left arm whose gaze is directed towards her. In the Christ's hand is a small scroll. Below is a lengthy inscription in Cyrillic. The icon measures 12" x 10". The icon is overlaid with an 18th century repousse and chased gilt metal riza with an elaborate halo and Cyrillic inscriptions. The riza has Russian hallmarks to the side and one dated 1784. In a 19th century gilt wood frame, overall: 17.5" x 16".
  • Condition: 730: The riza is made of silver but not sterling silver.
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Lot 730: RUSSIAN ICON OF THE TIKHVIN MOTHER OF GOD, 18TH
O'Gallerie
Estate & Collection Auction
February 27, 2013, 7:00 PM PST