Sale 16BE02 | Lot 253

Russian Gilt-Metal Mounted Painted Wood Icon of the Mother of God and Christ

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 253
Russian Gilt-Metal Mounted Painted Wood Icon of the Mother of God and Christ
19th Century
With a 'jeweled' oklad and frame. Height overall 12 1/4 inches, width 10 3/4 inches.


Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

There are some losses to the pearls and the "jeweled" elements; the fabric backing is very soiled and worn; the wire decoration is unravelling in various areas; there are losses and cracks to the rim and side edges of the metal casing; casing is very loose and needs to be re-secured/ fastened; some of the "jewels" now have a corroded appearance; the painted surface, particularly the faces, are flaking and have losses; the wood panel is warped, presumably from age


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Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

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