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

June 16th, 2015

auction closed
Lot 9

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A GREEK ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD EMBRACING A CRUCIFIX, 17TH CENTURY. Sensitively painted in dark somber colors, the gilt halo of the Virgin punched and incised and the blue background and borders rendered with stars. 16 inches x 12.25 inches (41 x 31 cm).

Estimate:  $600 - 900   € 540 - 810
Price Realized: $531.00

For a nearly identical example, see Sotheby's November 29, 2005 auction, Lot 220

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