MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908–1917

* 104. A PAIR OF WEDDING ICONS DEPICTING THE MOTHER OF GOD OF SMOLENSK AND CHRIST PANTOKRATOR

RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908–1917

Each 27.2 by 24 cm.
10,000-15,000 pounds


Rendered naturalistically, their features delicately painted with soft shades, each icon set in a parcel-gilt oklad, the haloes’ rims with meander motifs, the applied raised borders tooled with sumptuous, stylised foliage in relief, set in a glazed kyot made of birch wood.

RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908–1917

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.