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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

    AN ICON DEPICTING THE VERNICLE

    CYRILLIC MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1890

    Price Realised  

    AN ICON DEPICTING THE VERNICLE
    CYRILLIC MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1890
    Rectangular, traditionally painted, with a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, the borders with bands of geometric and floral scroll designs, with raised spandrels and rims, the cloth of hatched and embossed silver-gilt on a turquoise scroll ground, the halo with similar grounds applied with initials, with shaded floral scroll reserves between, in pellet borders, with red velvet backing, marked on lower rim
    12½ in. (31.6 cm.) high


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