MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (MSTERA), LATE XIX CENTURY

* 10. A PRIVATE ICON WITH TWO FAMILY PATRONS AND THE MANDYLION

RUSSIAN (MSTERA), LATE XIX CENTURY

26.6 by 22.2 cm.
2,500-3,500 pounds


The Guardian Angel stands on swirling clouds raising a small, white cross and holding a sword. The monastic St. Feodosia wears the Great Schema. The Mandylion appears at the top, the gold details standing out against the dark olive background.


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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
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