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DoneSun, Nov 06, 2016 10:30 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

19th Century Russian & Ukrainian Icon Auction

Jasper52
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Arising from the Russian and Ukranian Orthodox worlds are icons that carry rich histories and intricate religious symbolism. Depicting Gospel scenes, these ornate paintings on wooden canvases and brass sand-castings remain faithful to the stories of Virgin Mary and Christ. A few rare pieces were even specially commissioned by aristocratic families. Through this one-of-a-kind sale, discover and decode traditions that remain central to the Russian Orthodox tradition.