November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Russian Icon

(18th century or earlier)

The Holy Martyr John the Warrior, oil and gilding on wood panel with sgraffito scroll work, 12-3/8 x 10-1/2 in.


Some of the attributes for this icon are similar to St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki, who is also pictured with a shield, sword and holding a cross.

Provenance:Christie's (labels verso); Florida Private Collection


faint sgraffito scroll work lacking pigment, craquelure, losses to pigment, , retouch, panel with convexity with two battens verso

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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