World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works

June 16th, 2015

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Lot 11

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A NORTHERN GREEK OR MACEDONIAN ICON OF THE DORMITION, 18TH CENTURY. Colorfully painted, here the Mother of God reclines on the funeral bier as Christ receives her soul depicted as a swaddled infant, as the Apostles and others look on. Indistinctly inscribed lower right, 'Prayer of the servant of God Georgios ****** with his wife and children.' Dated 1739? 18.8 inches x 12 inches (48 x 30.5 cm).

Estimate:  $750 - 1,000   € 675 - 900
Price Realized: $625.00

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