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A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT JOHN SIGNED & DATED 1885

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A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT JOHN SIGNED & DATED 1885

Lot 0445 Details

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A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT JOHN SIGNED & DATED 1885. Comprising a large and impressive icon rendered on an ornately incised gilt ground with faux cloisonné enameled borders executed in oil and in the western style. Here John holds a scroll whose text is a composite of the beginning words of Luke 3:8 "Bring forth therefor, fruits worthy of repentance…" and followed by Luke 3:9, "And now also, the axe is laid onto the root of the trees: every tree therefor, which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire." Signed and dated lower right in Cyrillic, "1885 Iv[an] Podozhiy." Retaining the original varnish coat, would brighten if cleaned. 21 inches x 17 inches (53 x 44.5 cm).



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A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT JOHN SIGNED & DATED 1885

Estimate $400 - $600
Nov 20, 2019
Starting Price $300
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0445: A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT JOHN SIGNED & DATED 1885

Sold for $650
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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $300
Important World Treasures - Day 2
Wed, Nov 20, 2019 11:00 AM
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Lot 0445 Details

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A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT JOHN SIGNED & DATED 1885. Comprising a large and impressive icon rendered on an ornately incised gilt ground with faux cloisonné enameled borders executed in oil and in the western style. Here John holds a scroll whose text is a composite of the beginning words of Luke 3:8 "Bring forth therefor, fruits worthy of repentance…" and followed by Luke 3:9, "And now also, the axe is laid onto the root of the trees: every tree therefor, which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire." Signed and dated lower right in Cyrillic, "1885 Iv[an] Podozhiy." Retaining the original varnish coat, would brighten if cleaned. 21 inches x 17 inches (53 x 44.5 cm).



SHIPPING NOTICE:
Jackson's is your sole and only source for one stop packing and shipping. With over 50 years of experience, our professional, affordable and efficient in-house shipping department will be happy to provide you a fair and reasonable shipping quote on this lot. Simply email us before the auction for a quick quote: shipping@jacksonsauction.com or call 1-800-665-6743. Jackson's can expertly pack and ship to meet any of your needs. To ensure quality control Jackson's DOES NOT release to third party shippers.

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