• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 366

    A brass icon of St Dimitri of Saloniki

    RUSSIA, MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A brass icon of St Dimitri of Saloniki
    Russia, mid 19th century
    Rectangular, traditionally painted with St Dimitri in armour, holding a spear, with a half-length figure of Christ emerging from the clouds above, the oklad repoussé and chased with foliate borders, Cyrillic inscription beneath the Saint, apparently unmarked, burgundy silk backing
    12½ x 10¾ in. (31.7 x 26.7 cm.)


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