MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


MAKER'S MARK OF PETR MILUKOV IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW,1896, HALOS AND NAMEPLATES OF A LATER PERIOD

6. A PAIR OF WEDDING ICONS OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN AND ST NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER

MAKER'S MARK OF PETR MILUKOV IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW,1896, HALOS AND NAMEPLATES OF A LATER PERIOD

31 by 27.5 cm.
38,000-40,000 pounds


A unique feature of this ensemble of two icons for blessing a newly married couple is that one icon is dedicated not to Christ Pantocrator, as is the norm, but to St Nicholas, possibly as the patron saint of the husband. This is also supported by t

MAKER'S MARK OF PETR MILUKOV IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW,1896, HALOS AND NAMEPLATES OF A LATER PERIOD

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