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Descent into Hell

Lot 0093
  • Icon: Descent into Hell
  • Origin: Russia
  • Date: age 1600
  • Materials: tempera on wooden board
  • Size: 30 x 26 cm

    This is the Orthodox Church's greatest feast, celebrating Easter, and showing Christ Descending into Hell and rescuing Adam and Eve from Tombs together with kings David and Solomon (identifiable by their crowns), St John the Baptist and other Old Testament figures. All of this represents the general resurrection of humanity. Provenance: private collection Swiss. The authenticity of every icon is guaranteed. Every icon is sold with extensive written expertise.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Worldwide: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere in the world.
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  • Location: This item ships from Netherlands
  • Condition

    Good condition with wear, losses and damages. The authenticity of every icon is guaranteed.

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    Descent into Hell

    Estimate $5,500 - $7,000Aug 7, 2018
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