Antique Icons for Sale at Shapiro Spring Auction

Antique Icons for Sale at Shapiro Spring Auction

RussianIcon is pleased to share with you the amazing news that Shapiro Auctions, a reputable New York-based auction house, will hold its Spring International Fine & Decorative Art Auction this Saturday, on May 18. As always, the auction will feature Russian, Dutch, Flemish, French, Spanish, Italian, English, American, and Vietnamese art of the highest quality. Plus, Shapiro Auctions will offer an outstanding selection of antique icons for sale, with many pieces in beautifully decorated enamel oklads.

International Fine & Decorative Art Auction

Among the most valuable lots put up for sale this spring is a unique drawing by the prominent Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt, titled “Half-Nude Reclining to the Right.” It is estimated at $100,000 – 150,000. Other highlights include paintings by such masters as Chaim Soutine, Vladimir Roskin, Konstantin Gorbatov, Mai Trung Thu, Henri Martin, Kees van Dongen, Le Pho, and Vu Cao Dam. As for antique icons for sale, the most interesting lots to be presented at Shapiro Spring International Fine & Decorative Art Auction are listed below.

Antique Icons for Sale

  • Small Faberge silver icon of St. Nino

A small Faberge silver icon depicting St. Nino with the Bible and a cross in her hands (see photo above). The icon is decorated with shaded cloisonné enamel. Moscow, 1908 – 1917.

Estimated at $40,000 – 50,000.

  • Icon of the Savior Made Without Hands

Russian icon of the Savior Made Without Hands, also known as the Holy Mandylion. It comes in a beautiful gilt silver oklad decorated with cloisonné enamel. Moscow, 1891 – 1896.

Estimated at $25,000 – 35,000.

Antique Icons for Sale at Shapiro Spring Auction

  • The Feodorovskaya icon of the Mother of God

The Feodorovskaya icon of the Mother of God, one of the most venerated icons of the Theotokos. This precious antique icon comes in a gilt silver oklad with hardstone and pearls. Moscow, 1895.

Estimated at $20,000 – 30,000.

Antique Icons for Sale at Shapiro Spring Auction

  • Traveling icon of St. George

A traveling icon depicting St. George at a young age. It comes in a gilt silver oklad decorated with cloisonné and champlevé enamel. Moscow, 1891 – 1894.

Estimated at $20,000 – 30,000.

Antique Icons for Sale at Shapiro Spring Auction

  • Small icon of the Savior Made Without Hands

A small Russian icon of the Savior Made Without Hands, which can be worn as a pendant. The icon comes in a gilt silver oklad decorated with cloisonné enamel. Moscow, 1891 – 1896.

Estimated at $18,000 – 22,000.

Antique Icons for Sale at Shapiro Spring Auction

If you visit Shapiro Auctions website, you will find more antique icons for sale. Moreover, many of them come at much more affordable prices than those listed above.

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