Lot 66: Two 19th Century Russian Icons
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
the first depicting the Madonna of Joy of All Who Sorrow with Coins (8.75 x 6 7/8 in.) (stable check with some minor flaking and rubbing); the second with thirteen selected saints, including Saint Nicholas in the center (8.75 x 7 in.) (minor rubbing and loss).
Acquired in Romania during World War I.
From the estate of Louis and Luenna von Eltz, Cragsmoor, NY
And by descent to their grandson, Raleigh, NC