Lot 1100
Two Antique Russian Icons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, the first tempera on panel, likely depicting Saints Zosima and Savati standing before the Solovetski Monastery within a river landscape, faint inscriptions to verso (6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.); the second an oklad icon depicting Christ as Salvator Mundi, with silver and gilt riza overlay, marked 84 zolotniki, with 1872 Assay mark for Aggey Grigoryevich Svechin (Moscow 1862-1875), and worn city and maker's marks, velvet backing (5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.).

Some scattered chips to panel edges; with some scratches and paint losses to image; oklad icon with areas of drying cracks to painted areas, with some areas of cloudy discoloration, tarnish and denting to riza.