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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1031

    A BRASS CRUCIFIX WITH THE MAIN LITURGICAL FEASTS

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRASS CRUCIFIX WITH THE MAIN LITURGICAL FEASTS
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The Crucifix in the lower part, flanked by Martha and the Mother of God at the left, John and the Centurion at the opposite side, above two angels with veiled hands kneeling towards the cross, looked over by Lord Sabaoth, surrounded by the main events of the life of Christ and his Mother, also including an image of St. Nicholas and various portraits of the Mother of God, the two ogee arches on the top illustrating the Holy Trinity and the Exaltation of the Cross, set in a black lacquered panel
    15 1/8 x 9½ in. (38.5 x 24 cm)


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