Lot 13
  • 13

icon of St. Nicholas the Miracleworker with silver-gilt and enamel oklad

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • silver-gilt, enamel, wood
  • 10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.
  • 26.8 x 22.2 cm
oklad chased with robes, chain, and book, with flanking figures sitting on clouds, applied with elaborate cloisonné enamel halo incorporating a crown, marked on base rim with unrecorded maker N.G. (Cyrillic), 84 standard for 1899-1908, traces of marks on halo

Condition

probably regilt, small dent to molded edge of oklad on right side, also at base, creased at lower right corner edge, as noted re: marks on halo, rubbing and staining to painted surface under oklad
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