Antique Russian Icons at Shapiro Auctions

If you are looking to buy some really great antique Russian icons for your home or collection, let us draw your attention to the auctions conducted by Shapiro Auctions. Shapiro Auctions is a New York-based auction house specializing in buying and selling fine and decorative art, militaria, rare books, and other collectibles, from antiquity to the present. It is also known for its focus on Russian art and antique icons in particular. Here are several examples of unique and valuable icons sold at Shapiro auction this past November.

· Icon of Christ Pantocrator with a gilt silver oklad decorated with cloisonné and champlevé enamel – sold for $15,000.

Antique Russian Icons at Shapiro Auctions
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· Icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker with a gilt silver oklad decorated with cloisonné and champlevé enamel – sold for $10,160.

Antique Russian Icons at Shapiro Auctions
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· Icon of the Crucifixion with border scenes, shaped as a church – sold for $6,250.

Antique Russian Icons at Shapiro Auctions
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· Icon of the Mother of God and Child – sold for $4,062.50.

Antique Russian Icons at Shapiro Auctions
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 · Silver-mounted miniature icon of St. Sergius of Radonezh – sold for $3,810.

Antique Russian Icons at Shapiro Auctions
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