Lot 50: Antique Russian Icon Of Saint Nicholas
November 23, 2016
Norwood, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Hand painted image of Saint Nicholas holding the Holy Scriptures on gilt ground. Novgorod, excudit: J. Dogan Zagreb, Yugoslavia". Bronze plaque mounted on reverse reading: "Saint Nicholas, XIIIth century, Museum of History - Name written in Russian painted on two sides of his head. Icon composed of a single block of wood. L: 7 3/4 in., W: 1 1/4 in., H: 11 in.