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Russian Icon Triptych with Silver Oklad, 1848

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Start price: $450

Estimated price: $1,000 - $2,000

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Icon of Nicholas the Wonderworker to the center, with a silvered oklad. Riza is stamped from Moscow, with the makers initials, silver standard mark of 84, as well as an assayer’s mark with initials r.o dated 1848. Hand painted icon depicts Saint Nicholas in the center with two angels above him on either side. The icon is loosely mounted to the gilt wood triptych with applied faux stone cabochons. Triptych measures 10" H, icon 4" H x 3 1/4" W

George Fellows 1920-2000, purchased at earlier European Art Fairs

Condition: As-is condition with minor losses to gilt, beads and wear to icon commensurate with age.