MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK OF EGOR PETROV, MOSCOW, 1796

* 1. A GROUP OF THREE ICONS FORMING A DEISIS, EACH WITH A SILVER OKLAD

RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK OF EGOR PETROV, MOSCOW, 1796

Each 40.1 by 33.4 cm.
40,000-50,000 pounds


The figures are executed traditionally, their garments rendered with bright colours highlighted in gold, each with two patron saints on the border. The Mother of God is flanked by the monastic saints Dionisiy and Maria, Christ in adoration by Sts. Nikita and Daria, and John the Baptist by Sts. Katerina and Anna. The silver oklads are tooled with foliage in baroque style and applied with cut-out haloes with beaded rims.

RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK OF EGOR PETROV, MOSCOW, 1796
RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK OF EGOR PETROV, MOSCOW, 1796

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.