Lot 496
  • 496

a russian icon of the venerable st. micah, circa 1900

9,000 - 12,000 USD
61,000 USD
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with gilt metal oklad and a silver and cloisonné halo, with Cyrillic maker's mark M.R., apparently for Mitrofan Nikolaevich Ryndin, Moscow

Catalogue Note

The venerable St. Micah was one of the first students of St. Sergius of Radonezh.  By tradition, Micah, who shared a single cell with Sergius, was present when the Virgin Mary miraculously appeared to him.