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SET OF 6 ROSTOV FINIFT ENAMEL PENDANT RUSSIAN ICONS
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THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE., A SET OF SIX ROSTOV FINIFT ENAMEL PENDANT ICONS, 19TH C., In ornamental brass frames, 5 of which decorated with repousse angels. Set includes: (a) custom ordered private icon in honor of deceased relatives depicting saints watched over by Christ, 7.5 x 6.7 cm. (3 x 2 3/4 in.); (b) icon of John the Baptist, 6.7 x 5.7 cm. (2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.); icon of Tolgskaya Mother of God, 10.6 x 9.5 cm. (4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.); (c) icon of St. John the Wonderworker looking over the church with an icon of The Virgin with the Child in the upper corner, 7.5 x 6.4 cm. (3 x 2 1/2 in.); (d) icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker with the Virgin with the Protective Veil and Jesus giving benediction from heaven, 7.5 x 6.2 cm. (3 x 2 1/4 in.); (e) Icon of St. Trifon the Hunter depicted on a horse with merlin in his hand, circa 1820. 6 x 5.4 cm. (2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.). PROVENANCE: the icon portraying St. Trefon was part of the traveling exhibition 'Hammer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures from Winter Palace, Tsarskoe Selo and Other Royal Palaces' held at Lord and Taylor, New York, 1933; that and the other icons Inherited by the present owner from Maria Fedorovskaya, Ukrainian émigré, renowned gypsy dancer, and later founder of the famous New York Russian restaurant, “Petrushka.” Fedorovskaya acquired many icons in the 60's and 70's during her multiple trips to the Soviet Union.
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SET OF 6 ROSTOV FINIFT ENAMEL PENDANT RUSSIAN ICONS

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
May 18, 2013
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0036: SET OF 6 ROSTOV FINIFT ENAMEL PENDANT RUSSIAN ICONS

Sold for $950
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Est. $1,000 - $1,500Starting Price $25
RUSSIAN AND INTERNATIONAL ART AND ANTIQUES
May 18, 2013 10:00 AM EDT
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THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE., A SET OF SIX ROSTOV FINIFT ENAMEL PENDANT ICONS, 19TH C., In ornamental brass frames, 5 of which decorated with repousse angels. Set includes: (a) custom ordered private icon in honor of deceased relatives depicting saints watched over by Christ, 7.5 x 6.7 cm. (3 x 2 3/4 in.); (b) icon of John the Baptist, 6.7 x 5.7 cm. (2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.); icon of Tolgskaya Mother of God, 10.6 x 9.5 cm. (4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.); (c) icon of St. John the Wonderworker looking over the church with an icon of The Virgin with the Child in the upper corner, 7.5 x 6.4 cm. (3 x 2 1/2 in.); (d) icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker with the Virgin with the Protective Veil and Jesus giving benediction from heaven, 7.5 x 6.2 cm. (3 x 2 1/4 in.); (e) Icon of St. Trifon the Hunter depicted on a horse with merlin in his hand, circa 1820. 6 x 5.4 cm. (2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.). PROVENANCE: the icon portraying St. Trefon was part of the traveling exhibition 'Hammer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures from Winter Palace, Tsarskoe Selo and Other Royal Palaces' held at Lord and Taylor, New York, 1933; that and the other icons Inherited by the present owner from Maria Fedorovskaya, Ukrainian émigré, renowned gypsy dancer, and later founder of the famous New York Russian restaurant, “Petrushka.” Fedorovskaya acquired many icons in the 60's and 70's during her multiple trips to the Soviet Union.

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