DoneSat, Jan 14, 2017 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA
16th - 20th Century Religious Icon Auction
Arising from the European Orthodox world are icons that carry rich histories and intricate religious symbolism. Depicting Gospel scenes, these ornate paintings on wood and brass oklad covered motifs remain faithful to the stories of the Virgin Mary, Christ, and more. 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 Orthodox tradition.