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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 429

    A FEMALE MARTYR, POSSIBLY SAINT PARASKEVA, WITH A METAL BASMA

    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FEMALE MARTYR, POSSIBLY SAINT PARASKEVA, WITH A METAL BASMA
    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Raising a cross and displaying an open scroll, wearing a jeweled diadem and headcover, the hems and cuffs of her garments painted with gold and pearl decoration, rendered in deep colours; the basma punched with flower bud motifs
    12½ x 10¾ in. (31.8 x 27.4 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND COLLECTOR