Lot 505: A GROUP OF SMALL ICONS, PROBABLY RUSSIAN |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising three depicting various saints with silver borders, turquoise accents, the silver 20thcentury and stamped 950; two brass folding icons depicting events from the life of Christ, unmarked, and a brass icon of Christ Pantocrator flanked by saints, with enamel highlights, and a brass plaque of the crucified Christ flanked by saints, all probably 19th century, 6 pieces
In generally good condition overall. Varying degrees of wear. The icon panels with abrasions and minor losses. The brass icons with scratches and bruises, consistent with use.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Dimensions: height 7 ¼ in.