ANTIQUE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX ICON, MID 1700s,UNRETOUCHED

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  • Sold Date: Dec 31, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

ANTIQUE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX ICON, MID 1700s,UNRETOUCHED

VERY OLD GENUINE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX ICON OF THE HOLLY TRINITY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT.

DATE OF CREATION: CIRCA MID 1700s

MEDIA: WOOD, LINEN, LEVKAS/GESSO, EGG TEMPERA, GOLD LEAF PAINT

PLACE OF CREATION: RUSSIA, NORTHERN(NOVGOROD) REGION

HUGE SIZE: 18" High x 14.5" Wide x 1" Thick

THE KOVCHEG(SHRINE) WITH THE IMAGES IS APPR 3/16" DEEP

THE OVERALL CONDITION IS GOOD. T ARE SOME CRAQUELURE AND SLIGHT LOSS OF PAINT NORMAL FOR THE AGE, DARKENING OF LAYERS OF VARNISH, SLIGHT LOSS OF LEVKAS/GESSO AT THE MARGINS, THE BOARD IS IN A GOOD CONDITION AND STUCTURALLY SOUND.

THE ICON HAS BEEN APPRAISED AT $16,000.00 BY AN EXPERT APPRAISER. THE CERTIFICATE OF APPRAISAL IS INCLUDED. THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION IS BASED ON THE INFORMATIONS FROM IT.

NO SINGS OF LATER ALTERATION OR RESTORATION TO THE ORIGINAL ICON HAVE BEEN FOUND IN DAY OR UV LIGHTS.

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