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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    A GOLD AND PAINTED ENAMEL CHRISTENING CROSS

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK ES IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1880-1896

    Price Realised  

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    A GOLD AND PAINTED ENAMEL CHRISTENING CROSS
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK ES IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1880-1896
    The crucified Christ depicted realistically with a prominent tripartite halo, the tabula ansata inscribed with Cyrillic initials, Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews; the back unadorned, marked 56 standard
    2 x 7/8 in. (5.1 x 2.3 cm)


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