AN ANTIQUE RUSSIAN BRASS PATINATED OKLAD MOUNTED
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Lot 0761 Details
AN ANTIQUE RUSSIAN BRASS PATINATED OKLAD MOUNTED POLYCHROME PAINTED ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF JOY TO ALL WHO SORROW ON WOOD PANEL, 19TH CENTURY, the repousé pierced oaklad lays over a scene of a figure of Christ pantocrater appearing in a cloud above a haloed, black star painted cloak draped Virgin Mother, her hand raised in blessing, flanked by two winged angels above four seated male figures who ask her for comfort in their suffering, with Cyrillic painted writing in the upper portion of the image. Height: 9" Width: 7 1/8" Depth: 3/4" Provenance: Estate of the late Charles A. and Betti F. Saunders, Houston, Texas.
The oklad with a notable loss at the upper right corner, at the bottom right corner, and some cracks intermittently throughout. The wood panel with some losses to the paint and nail holes Houston Auction Company/Simpson Galleries, LLC strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Houston Auction Company/Simpson Galleries, LLC 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 Houston Auction Company/Simpson Galleries, LLC. All lots offered are sold "AS IS." ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS.