ST. NICHOLAS RUSSIAN ICON IN SILVER & TEMPERA
Russian icon of St. Nicholas, the beloved fourth-century Christian saint known for miracles attributed to him, in egg tempura on wood panel and silver plated. Depicts St. Nicholas with distinctive halo blessing with one hand and holding the Gospels in the other. Painted naturalistically in brown tone colors with silver plated brass "rizza" made to protect and showcase the subject. Purchased for $1350. Dimensions: H 14" x W 12" x D 1.5" Condition: Wear and tear consistent with age. Wood planks on backside have shifted and sit off center (see photos). SKU: TLV8128014
Condition Report: All the items in this auction remain at our Annex Gallery in Bridgeport, CT for pickup or shipping. Items must be picked up or shipped in the time frame of Monday, June 19th - Friday, June 23rd, 9am-5pm, WEEKDAYS. We will offer in-house shipping to the Contiguous USA for select smaller items in this sale, please contact us prior to bidding for a quote as purchases are not contingent on shipping. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be requested via email. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Westport Auction shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.