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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 90

    A Jewelled Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Icon of St Nicolas

    CYRILLIC MARK 'DZ' FOR AN UNRECORDED MAKER, RUSSIA, 1896-1908

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    A Jewelled Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Icon of St Nicolas
    Cyrillic mark 'DZ' for an unrecorded maker, Russia, 1896-1908
    Rectangular, the saint portrayed realistically, his right hand raised in benediction and holding the Gospels with his left hand, his vestements of silver filigree, the cut-out halo and corners enamelled with stylized floral and foliate motifs, the borders embossed with foliate scrolls within stylized floral enamel borders, the inscription plaques of champlevé enamel, burgundy velvet backing, marked on the lower rim and halo
    12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (31.5 x 27 cm.)


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