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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 396

    A CALENDAR ICON WITH PORTRAITS OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CALENDAR ICON WITH PORTRAITS OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The saints and feasts commemorated in each month represented over three registers, beginning at the upper left corner with January, the minute figures depicted in great detail with bright colours against a gold background, the border showing forty-eight half-length portraits of the Mother of God, holding Christ in a variety of poses, only the bottom side illustrating three images of the Mother of her own
    21 x 17¼ in. (53.4 x 43.8 cm)


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