Lot 157

AN ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD 'JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE' Russian, early 19th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The haloes made of silver, covered by a golden lacquer. Two saints on the borders. Partially restored. 35.6 x 31 cm.
ICON WITH THE GOD-MOTHER 'JOY OF ALL Suffering' Russia, early 19th century composite of two boards with two back-sponki (one lost). Kowtscheg, egg tempera on chalk ground, silvered nimbs glazed in gold. 35.6 x 31 cm. Two marginal saints. Punctual retouching.