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Lot 0608
AN ANTIQUE RUSSIAN ICON WITH BRASS OKLAD OIL ON BOARD OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR, LATE 19TH CENTURY, the repousse oklad with a scrolling vine motif to a raised ray form halo surrounding the French style blue eyed Christ; he holds a book of gospels and holds his hand in blessing. Height: 10 1/2" Width: 8 3/4" Depth: 1" Provenance: Estate of the late Charles A. and Betti F. Saunders, Houston, Texas.


In good condition, wear commensurate with age and use. Some losses to the paint, most notably a wear spot at the hand of Christ and some white spray at the head and hand noted. Some evidence of varnish craquelure is observed throughout. A greenish color patina is noted throughout the oklad. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."

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Estimate $150 - $250Apr 9, 2017