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.
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.
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.
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.
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.