Russian icon depicting John the Baptist as angel (Angel of the Desert), 18th century

Lot number: 5480330
The auction is closed
Estimate: DKK 23,000
EUR 3,087
A buyer's premium of  22.5% and a hammer fee will be added to the stated price.

Description: 
Russian icon depicting John the Baptist as an angel dressed in suit of camel's hair, standing with a basket containing his severed head, tempera on wood panel with a pair of sponkhi. 18th century. 31.5 x 25 cm. Age-related signs of wear, flaking, restored.

This auction is part of Lauritz.com Helsingør's theme auction, 'Russian icons for the people!', which shows a wide range of iconic world designs, mainly in the form of icons painted on wood, but also some travel icons and crosses in brass.

The auction is closing:  01/12/2019 20:59:00
Showroom:  DK, Helsingør, Støberivej


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