MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (VETKA?), CIRCA 1800

* 173. A DOUBLE-SIDED PROCESSIONAL ICON SHOWING THE MANDYLION ON ONE SIDE AND A FIERY RED SERAPH ON THE BACK

RUSSIAN (VETKA?), CIRCA 1800

36 by 31.4 cm.
800-1,000 pounds pounds


The Mandylion is supported by two angels, decorated with red flower heads and green, leafy stems; the other side is occupied by the large image of a haloed seraph against a graded blue and gold background.

RUSSIAN (VETKA?), CIRCA 1800

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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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