A triptych icon with Christ Emanuel and ArchangelsRussia, Moscow, 1700-1735

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 1026
A triptych icon with Christ Emanuel and Archangels
Russia, Moscow, 1700-1735

US$ 80,000 - 120,000
£ 62,000 - 93,000
A triptych icon with Christ Emanuel and Archangels
Russia, Moscow, 1700-1735
tempera on wood with gilding
total 30.5 x 78.75cm (12 x 31in)

Footnotes

  • Exhibited
    Washington, DC, Hillwood Museum & Gardens, Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs, 2004

    Literature
    Wendy R. Salmond, Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs, Hillwood Museum & Gardens, Washington, DC, 2004, no. 11, p. 39, illustrated

    The current lot is a triptych group, comprising three separate icons forming a Deeisis: the shoulder-length image of a youthful Christ in the center is flanked by the Archangels Gabriel and Michael, who gently tilt their heads toward Christ. Such groups were placed above entrance gates to cathedrals and palace interiors. The stylized elegance of the image is reminiscent of the best examples of Kremlin icon painting of the seventeenth century. The present lot is a very rare example of a complete deeisis from the early eighteenth century.

    Подобные комплексы в России издавна служили «надвратными» иконами – их ставили над входными дверьми храмов и жилых палат. Иконы продолжают традиции царских писем XVII века, что выразилось в сохранение не только техники письма, но и использовании древней иконографии. От 18 века таких полных комплексов сохранилось немного, что повышает ценность этих икон.
Contacts
A triptych icon with Christ Emanuel and ArchangelsRussia, Moscow, 1700-1735
A triptych icon with Christ Emanuel and ArchangelsRussia, Moscow, 1700-1735
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins and Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, Wine & Whisky

27.5% on the first $3,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $3,000 up to and including $400,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $400,000 up to and including $4,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of $4,000,000.

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.