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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 141

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN WITH FAMILY SAINTS

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN WITH FAMILY SAINTS
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Christ seated on his Mother's forearm in an upright position, holding a scroll and blessing, the Mother of God pointing towards him, both bearing prominent haloes, flanked by the Guardian angel and five patron saints on the border, rendered with vivid colours and dense chrysography
    13 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. (35.25 x 30.75 cm)


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