MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

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KOSTROMA REGION, END OF THE 17TH CENTURY

82. THE HOLY MARTYR ST PARASKEVA PIATNITSA

KOSTROMA REGION, END OF THE 17TH CENTURY

63 by 42.5 cm.
30,000-40,000 pounds


The icon is dedicated to the image of Paraskeva Ikoniyskaya (also known as Piatnitsa, or Friday) beloved in Rus’. She was venerated as a healer protecting human souls from devilish schemes, and as the patron saint of women’s work, commerce and the h


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