Russian Orthodox icons for sale

Clars Auction Gallery: Russian Orthodox Icons for Sale

If you are looking for high-quality yet affordable Russian Orthodox icons for sale, this blog post is for you! At Russian Icon, we love to write about the best auctions that feature modern and antique Russian icons at reasonable prices, and now we want to draw your attention to the upcoming live auction that will be held by Clars Auction Gallery on March 17.

Clars Auction Gallery is a reputable auction house in Oakland, California, which was established by Harvey Clar in 1972. Conducting two-day auctions every month, it offers an impressive selection of jewelry, timepieces, furnishings, fine art, silver, and even vintage cars. Besides, Clars Auction Gallery is a must-visit place if you are interested in beautiful Russian Orthodox icons for sale. For example, you should definitely check out the upcoming auction because it features very interesting religious icons that can adorn any home and collection. We have compiled a list of the highlights to facilitate your choice!

Top 5 Russian Orthodox icons for sale

1. Russian icon of Christ Pantocrator

Russian icon of Christ Pantocrator, one of the most venerated types of Jesus Christ icons, depicting the Lord half-length, with His right hand raised in blessing (see photo above). The icon comes in a silver oklad. It is estimated at $600 – 900.

2. Traveling triptych icon

Silver and enamel Russian traveling triptych icon with the scene “The Dormition of the Mother of God” in the center and the images of saints on the sides. It is estimated at $500 – 700.

Russian Orthodox icons for sale; Traveling triptych icon

3. Russian icon of the Mother of God

Beautiful icon of the Mother of God holding the Christ Child. This type of the Mother of God icons is known as “Panagia Hodegetria,” which literally means “the one who shows the way.” The icon is estimated at $400 – 600.

Russian Orthodox icons for sale; Russian icon of the Mother of God

4. Russian icon of saints

Russian icon in a silver oklad made in Moscow in 1881. The icon depicts two saints: one with an open scroll and the other with a cross and a chalice. It is estimated at $300 – 500.

Russian Orthodox icons for sale; Russian icon of saints

5. Traveling icon of St. George

Small traveling icon depicting the famous scene “St. George Slaying the Dragon.” It comes in a silver and gilt oklad. The icon is estimated at $250 – 450.

Russian Orthodox icons for sale; Traveling icon of St. George

You can find these and many other Russian Orthodox icons for sale in the online auction catalog on the official website of Clars Auction Gallery. The live auction will start on March 17, 9:30 AM PDT.

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Russian Icon is always looking to purchase authentic antique Russian icons and religious artifacts created in the 19th century or earlier. We are interested in all types of quality hand-painted icons and relics. Our team of professional experts has a wide range of knowledge in a variety of areas related to Eastern Orthodox Church icons and is able to handle the purchase of even the most valuable collection. Moreover, Russian Icon offers accurate, honest financial appraisals for all possible religious icon collections, ranging from full estates to single items. In other words, if you are looking to sell your antique icon or a whole collection, you are in the right place! Just let us know, and we will give you the true value of your Orthodox icon or religious artifact. We will be happy to handle any of your selling needs while providing an unrivaled personal service. At Russian Icon, we believe that no antique icon collection is too large!