Russian Wood Icon "Protection of the Mother of God"

Lot 49

    

Russian Wood Icon "Protection of the Mother of God"

Late 18th century depicting Mary with veil, surrounded by the apostles, presented in a wooden display frame; label en verso indicates 1987 restoration by The Chicago Conservation Center, Chicago, Illinois
dimensions:  Height 12 inches, Width 11 inches (sight), frame size: 18 inches by 16 1/8 inches
condition*:  Very Good, overall moderate wear consistent with age, craquelure overall; fading; tin edge is cracked, chipped, scratched and tarnished; fabric on the back is fraying from age; not examined out of the frame; frame having surface scratches on front
estimate:  $300-500
hammer price:  $1,200

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