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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    A CALENDAR FOR THE LITURGICAL YEAR ARRANGED AS A TRAVELLING TRIPTYCH

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    A CALENDAR FOR THE LITURGICAL YEAR ARRANGED AS A TRAVELLING TRIPTYCH
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Arranged in four columns, each month consisting of four registers, the central panel starting with January on the upper left corner and ending in June on the lower right, July, August, and September arranged down the left wing, the last three months of the year on the right, the names of the feasts inscribed above the haloes, each defined by a single dark rim, rendered mainly in brown and red tones, some of the details gilded
    21½ x 23¼ in. (54.6 x 59 cm) extended


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